Abnormal Procedures: Ground Spoilers Fail

Gulfstream GVII

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AFM Procedure

[AFM, §04-13-50]

Possible Cause

Ground spoilers failed (multiple input signals failed or two or more pairs of spoilers are inoperative) on ground following takeoff abort or landing.


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System Impacts

  • Failure of ground spoilers on takeoff abort or landing will result in increased takeoff abort or landing rollout distances.

    Corrective Action


    To view the FCS Synoptic Legend, refer to 03-13-190, FCS Synoptic Legend.

  1. SPEED BRAKES . . . Deploy

  2. Thrust Reversers . . . As required

Gulfstream GVII-G500 Airplane Flight Manual, Revision 4, August 29, 2019

Gulfstream GVII-G500 Production Aircraft Systems, Revision 3, July 15, 2019