GULFSTREAM AEROSPACEâ€™S G650 business jet completed its first flight Nov. 25. The aircraft, Gulfstreamâ€™s largest, fastest and most expensive business jet yet, took off from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport at 1:41 p.m. local time for a 12-minute flight. Flown by experimental test pilot Jake Howard and senior experimental test pilot Tom Horne, the G650 reached an altitude of 6,600 feet and a speed of 170 knots. First flight came just two months after Gulfstream rolled out the G650 ...
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