I manage a fleet of five G200s for Clay Lacy Aviation, and I couldn't help but notice some glaring errors in “Galaxy/Gulfstream G200” (Twenty/20, November 2011). The claim that a G200 can fly eight passengers 3,200 nm with NBAA reserves is almost as bad as Galaxy Aerospace's original claim of 3,400 nm. This was only achievable if the BOW came in under 20,000 lb., something that not a single airframe managed to do. In fact, the first 51 (not 53) IAI/Galaxy-produced airframes weighed in ...
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