Range: -- Passengers: 14-16
The Gulfstream IV and its derivatives are a family of twin-jet aircraft mainly for private business and are designed by Gulfstream Aerospace. The G450 has a total range of 8,056km, wingspan of 24 metres and cruise speed of 850 km/hr. With the re-designed wing structure compared to the predecessor GIII allows for weight reduction and increase in range. The first GIV made its maiden flight on September 19th 1985 with the updated G450 beginning production in 2004. This is a high performance, stylish aircraft with 100% fresh air circulating through the cabin every two minutes and the interior environment is pressurized to 6000ft at the cruise altitude of 45,000 ft, a best in class feature with improved oxygen delivery to the body. Advanced sound suppression ensures a quieter cabin and with twelve oval windows the G450 has twice the natural light in its class. The passenger configuration is typically up to 16 and is equipped with a satellite phone, wireless network, and multifunctional printer ensuring the ultimate business mans jet.
The next aircraft released by Gulfstream is the G550 which is an advancement of the G450 and can take up to 18 passengers and can fly up to 12,501 km or 12 hours nonstop at a cruise altitude of 51,000ft. It has been labelled the best in value business aircraft by owners. Distance times speed equals time saved and this jet has two Rolls Royce engines providing most thrust of any jet in its class. The G550 has proven to be one of the most reliable and dependable jets and can fly from New York to Dubai without the inconvenience of a fuel stops or additional fees for landing ensuring limited delays in travel. The stylish jet has 14 oval windows and a quiet interior vastly improving the cabin experience. The advanced sound suppression techniques keep engine noise exactly where it belongs, outside the aircraft. The galley can be at either the front or the back of the aircraft which is the only aircraft to offer this as an option and there is wireless network, satellite communication, fax and printer. The interior design includes softest hand-tailored leathers, thousands of exquisite fabrics and dozens of unique wood finishes.
Introducing the Gulfstream 650 which is the biggest, fastest, most luxurious long range and also the most technologically advanced jet by far that Gulfstream has ever produced. With sixteen panoramic windows allowing an abundance of light into the wider cabin there is a choice of up to 12 floor plans. The G650 boasts the lowest cabin altitude pressurized to 3,000 ft which is twice as low as a commercial aircraft allowing passengers to arrive refreshed and less fatigued. Travel at a near the speed of sound with a cabin capacity of up to 18, a flight range of 12,964kms and a maximum cruise altitude of 51,000ft. There are a variety of ways to keep connected whether with Gulfstream broadband multilink high speed data system, two multichannel satellite communication systems or wireless local network. The cabin has touch screen controls for the temperature, lighting, window shades and entertainment system.