Business Aviation

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June 22, 2017, 11:33 AM

Fourth Test Gulfstream G600 Takes Flight

G600 departed Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport on a 1 hour 18 minute flight, during which it climbed to 51,000 feet and reached Mach 0.925.

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headquarters in Dubai
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