Gulfstream Notifies FAA of Soot at Rear of G500 and G600 Jets Written 30 November 2022


The G600 at the 2019 Paris Air Show. | Credit: Matt Blume; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

Reuters reports that Gulfstream Aerospace “has notified owners of its G500 and G600 jets and the Federal Aviation Administration that it has discovered soot at the rear of some of those business jets, possibly because of the way a small engine vents gas in flight.” The FAA and Gulfstream both “said they did not consider the issue to be a safety risk.” The FAA told Reuters, “While it is not a safety-of-flight issue, we are working with Gulfstream to ensure the company addresses it.”
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