My first impression of the latest Gulfstream’s cockpit was that it looked like the work of a luxury automobile maker, rather than that of the business jet builder responsible for most of the flight hours in my logbook. Quite simply, the flight deck of the Gulfstream GVII-G500 is a work of technological artistry. The space has very few mechanical switches, and glass abounds. The four large display units up front will look familiar to pilots familiar with the G450, G550 or G650. But ...


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