Israel Aircraft Industries has flown the first Galaxy business jet at Mach 0.93, M0.01 above the maximum required for certification (maximum cruise speed will be M0.85). Meanwhile, the second flight-test aircraft has flown to 46,000ft (14,000m), 1,000ft above the certification altitude. The first production Galaxy will fly in September and certification of the aircraft has been scheduled for December.

Source: Flight International