Thursday, January 19, 2017

Gulfstream G650 (c/n 6251) N651GA

Short final to Rwy 30 as she arrives from the factory in Savannah.

Taxies towards a Rwy 30 departure.

The front office!

"Positive Climb, Gear Up!

Smoking the mains on Rwy 30!

A nice look at the deployed thrust reversers and spoilers.

Done for the day, time for a cold beer!

Another new green Gulfstream G650 arrived at Long Beach airport (LGB/KLGB) as "GLF9" from the factory at Savannah-Hilton head International Airport (SAV/KSAV) on January 17, 2017 our first new gulfy this year.

Following her initial arrival, the crew took the aircraft to the mid-field run-up area for about 15 minutes then proceeded to taxi back to Rwy 30 and depart on a short 1 hour flight out over the Pacific. Normally the aircraft go straight to the Gulfstream service center ramp and that's it for the day so this was a special treat for some nice photos.

(Photos by Michael Carter)

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