Gulfstream last week began the flight test program for its new super midsize G250, laying the groundwork for the Savannah, Ga., manufacturer to bring two new aircraft to market in 2011. The G250 completed a three-hour, 21-minute first flight Dec. 11, just two months after its rollout in Israel. Pilots used the flight to test the G250’s flight-handling qualities and characteristics, and performed initial checks of several aircraft systems. “The G250 performed extremely well, just as we ...


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