G250 Undergoes Icing Trials

By Kerry Lynch kerry_lynch@aviationweek.com

Gulfstream Aerospace has begun a series of icing tests on its new Gulfstream G250 super mid-sized aircraft as the business jet approaches the certification expected later this year. Serial Number 2001, which first flew in December 2009, completed tests with simulated ice shapes applied to non-heated areas such as the nose, tail, winglets and engine pylon. Gulfstream says these tests evaluate handling, stability and control in icing conditions ...

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