When pilots first belt into the cockpit of the G500, they’ll discover a Honeywell flight deck that has little in common with any Gulfstream they’ve previously seen or flown. BAE Systems active sidesticks replace the conventional control yokes fitted to previous Gulfstream models. Three large touchscreens on the overhead panel replace more than a dozen stand-alone switches. Only critical functions that require immediate crew inputs have dedicated control panels and ...


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