Pilots of a Gulfstream GIV business jet that overran the runway end at Hanscom Field in Massachusetts at high speed last year did not perform pre-takeoff control checks and had received a caution in the cockpit before departure. The pilot-flying continued the takeoff, later stating seven times in rapid succession that the aircraft’s gust lock was “on” as he tried unsuccessfully to lift off. With elevator control apparently locked out, the aircraft remained on the ground, ...


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