The Private Jet Gulfstream G550 has earned many admirers, whether by winning the prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy or by being named by owners as the best-in-value business aircraft.
The G550 has the efficiency to fly 6,750 nautical miles/12,501 kilometers nonstop but also is capable of operating out of short-field, high-altitude airports. This luxury jet can transport up to 19 passengers and still has the range to fly nonstop more than 12 hours.
DISTANCE TIMES SPEED EQUALS TIME SAVED
Powered by two Rolls-Royce engines that provide the most thrust of any jet in its class, the Gulfstream G550 has a cruising range of 6,750 nautical miles /12,501 kilometers. The G550 flies from Shanghai to Los Angeles or New York to Dubai nonstop at Mach 0.80. London to Tokyo or to Los Angeles is nonstop at Mach 0.85. Fly all those miles without the delay of fueling stops or extra landing fees.
RELIABLE IN HOURS BY THE THOUSANDS ― AND COUNTING
More than 450 Gulfstream G550 aircraft are in service, and collectively, have flown more than 1 million hours, a performance that gives the G550 a National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) dispatch reliability rating of 99.9 percent―the equivalent of missing only one trip in five years of service. That’s dependability owners can count on, day in, day out, flight hour after hour.
“For leading-edge achievement in designing, testing and building an innovative aircraft while incorporating measurable safety enhancements and far-reaching advances in aerospace technology…” Evaluation from the National Aeronautic Association of the G550 when its design team was awarded the Collier trophy.
WIDE ANGLE, LOW ALTITUDES
Start with 14 Gulfstream signature oval windows to infuse the cabin with natural light. Introduce only 100 percent fresh air and combine that with cabin pressurized to a very low altitude. The result is subtle but effective. Plentiful natural light and fresh air help passengers stay alert and focused. Low-altitude pressurization requires less exertion from the body and ensures passengers arrive at their destinations refreshed and alert.
The G550’s quiet interior also improves the cabin experience. Advanced sound suppression techniques keep engine noise where it belongs―outside the aircraft.
Whether it’s a two-hour hop or a 14-hour nonstop flight, the Gulfstream G550 offers flexible cabin design to satisfy a variety of travel needs.
Some layouts accommodate beds for eight people, and the option of up to four distinct living areas creates a combination of uses, including a dedicated crew rest area, a private stateroom, conference area and entertainment space. The G550 also provides the option of locating the full-size galley forward or aft―the only aircraft in its class to offer such flexibility. Choices abound too for interior styling. Select from the softest, hand-tailored leathers, thousands of exquisite fabrics and dozens of unique wood finishes offered in Gulfstream’s design studios.
A wireless network, satellite communication, Iridium phone and a fax/printer are standard equipment. Gulfstream also offers internet options to keep you connected and in control.
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