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G600 gains FAA steep approach certification
Building on the speed and range performance advantages that G600 customers already experience, steep-approach certification further increases global access.
The FAA has certified the G600 for steep approach to landing.

The clean-sheet, award-winning Gulfstream G600 from Gulfstream Aerospace has been certified for steep approach to landing by the US FAA, opening access to more airports around the world.

The G600 has successfully demonstrated its steep-approach capabilities with low-speed handling and short-field landings at London City airport in the UK and at Lugano airport in Switzerland. These challenging airports require steep-approach operations, as London City has a short runway and Lugano is located in the mouth of a valley.

"This certification further increases global access for the G600," says president Mark Burns. "Building on the speed and range performance advantages that G600 customers already experience, steep-approach capability broadens possibilities and increases flexibility for travel.”

The G600 combines class-leading fuel-efficiency with unmatched performance capabilities and can fly 6,600nm/12,223km at Mach 0.85 or 5,600nm/10,371km at Mach 0.90. The award-winning interior can be configured in up to four living areas and provides the exceptional comfort of the Gulfstream Cabin Experience with abundant natural light from 14 panoramic oval windows, 100 per cent fresh air, whisper-quiet sound levels and a refreshingly low cabin altitude. The aircraft is equipped with the Gulfstream Symmetry flight deck, which is engineered for enhanced safety and features the industry's first active control sidesticks and most extensive use of touch-screen technology.

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