G280 Will Exceed Original Performance Numbers

 - November 4, 2011, 3:10 PM

Gulfstream Aerospace announced that the final performance specifications for the super-midsize G280 will exceed the capabilities originally announced when the aircraft was launched in 2008. This includes a 3,600-nm NBAA IFR range with four passengers at Mach 0.80, an increase of 200 nm, and a shorter balanced field length of 4,750 feet, down from the original 4,960 feet. The G280 is conducting the final activities required to receive certification from the FAA, EASA and the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel.