Gulfstream - G150

Gulfstream - 150 - Image #001
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #001
The G150 taxies out on the slushy ramp at Westchester County Airport near New York City
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #002
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #002
Mac McClellan with G150 Chief Test Pilot Scott Evans
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #003
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #003
The Gulfstream exclusive cursor control device (CCD) allows G150 pilots to control what they see on the four huge displays of the PlaneView avionics system. XM Weather shows we are leaving the snow behind, but the bad news of 88 knots of headwind shows on the primary flight display.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #004
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #004
The information database includes airport diagrams.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #005
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #005
Terrain is graphically represented on the multifunction display.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #006
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #006
Gulfstream’s Robert Baugniet and Lor Izzard chat with demonstration pilot Wendi Sparks as they relax in the aft club seats, while G150 program boss Stan Dixon spreads out on the forward divan to work with his laptop.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #007
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #007
The cabin display shows the G150 making fast tracks over Nebraska on the way from Aspen to Westchester County.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #008
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #008
The G150 loads up on fuel at Westchester via its high-pressure single point refueling port.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #009
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #009
On the steep descent into Aspen, leading edge slats, flaps and one panel of the spoilers are deployed to control speed. Two spoiler panels on each wing can be used in flight, and all four pop up automatically after touchdown.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #010
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #010
The swooping shape of the engine mounting pylons smooths the flow of air between the engines and fuselage to deliver a measurable reduction in drag.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #011
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #011
New LED wingtip position lights promise many thousands of hours of life, and can even meet the FAA requirements with any individual element burned out.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #012
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #012
New LED wingtip position lights promise many thousands of hours of life, and can even meet the FAA requirements with any individual element burned out.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #013
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #013
Gulfstream G150, on the ground in sunny California.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #014
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #014
Pilot Wendi Sparks supervises servicing in Aspen
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #015
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #015
Small triangular vortex generators on the outboard wing and winglet keep air flowing smoothly aft in another drag control measure.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #016
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #016
The lav is well appointed.
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #017
Gulfstream - 150 - Image #017
The PFD shows the wind is right on the nose, and strong at 88 knots.