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Gulfstream G200

Gulfstream Aerospace G200 UR-PRM IBE

The Gulfstream G200, formerly known as the  Israel Aircraft Industries Galaxy Astra is a twin-engine business jet.

  • Role: Mid-sized business jet
  • National origin: Israel
  • Manufacturer: Israel Aircraft Industries/Gulfstream Aerospace
  • Production line: Israel
  • First flight: December 25, 1997
  • Introduction: 1999
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1997–2011
  • Number built: 350

Specifications Gulfstream G200

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: Typical Seating of 8-10, 18 Max
  • Payload: 4,050 lb (1,840 kg)
  • Length: 62 ft 3 in (18.97 m)
  • Wingspan: 58 ft 1 in (17.70 m)
  • Height: 21 ft 5 in (6.53 m)
  • Wing area: 369 ft² (34.3 m²)
  • Empty weight: 19,200 lb (8,709 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 35,450 lb (16,080 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW306A turbofans, 6,040 lbf (26.9 kN) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.85 (487 knots, 560 mph, 900 km/h) at altitude
  • Cruise speed: Mach 0.80 (459 knots, 528 mph, 850 km/h) normal cruise at altitude
  • Range: 3,400 nmi (3,910 mi, 6,300 km) at Mach 0.75 with 4 passengers
  • Service ceiling: 45,000 ft (13,700 m)

 

Gulfstream G550

Gulfstream G550 N917GA

Gulfstream G550 is a business jet aircraft. The Gulfstream 550 has the longest flight range in its class.

 

  • Role: Business jet
  • National origin: United States of America
  • Manufacturer: Gulfstream Aerospace
  • Production line: Savannah, Georgia
  • First flight: July 18, 2002
  • Introduction: 2004
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2003–present
  • Number built: 300+

Specifications G550

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2 pilots, 0–2 attendants
  • Capacity: 14–19 passengers
  • Length: 96 ft 5 in (29.4 m)
  • Wingspan: 93 ft 6 in (28.5 m)
  • Height: 25 ft 10 in (7.9 m)
  • Empty weight: 48,300 lb (21,900 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 54,500 lb (24,700 kg)
  • Useful load: 6,200 lb (2,800 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 91,000 lb (41,300 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Rolls-Royce BR710 turbofan, 15,385 lbf (68.44 kN) each
  • Maximum Ramp Weight: 91,400 lb (41,500 kg)
  • Maximum landing weight: 75,300 lb (34,200 kg)
  • Maximum fuel weight: 41,300 lb (18,700 kg)
  • Cabin dimensions: volume: 1,669 ft³ (47.3 m³), height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), width: 7 ft 4 in (2.24 m)
  • Baggage compartment volume: 226 ft³ (6.4 m³)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 0.885 Mach (585 mph, 941 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 488 knots (562 mph, 0.85 Mach, 904 km/h)
  • Range: 6,750 nmi (7,768 miles, 12,500 km)
  • Service ceiling: 51,000 ft (15,500 m)
  • Takeoff distance: 5,910 ft (1,800 m)
  • Landing distance: 2,770 ft (880 m)

 

Eclipse 500

Eclipse Aviation Eclipse EA-500 N514EA  Private

The Eclipse 500 is a small six-seat business jet aircraft manufactured by Eclipse Aviation. Eclipse 500 became the first of a new class of Very Light Jet.

  • Role: very light jet (VLJ) class business jet
  • National origin: United States of America
  • Manufacturer: Eclipse Aviation
  • First flight: August 26, 2002
  • Introduction: December 31, 2006
  • Status: Production Halted, In service
  • Produced: January 2001- November 2008
  • Number built: 260

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: one or two pilots
  • Capacity: 4 to 5 passengers
  • Length: 33 ft 1 in (10.1 m)
  • Wingspan: 37 ft 3 in (11.4 m)
  • Height: 11 ft 0 in (3.4 m)
  • Empty weight: 3,550 lb (1,610 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 5,520 lb (2,504 kg)
  • Useful load: 2,400 lb (1,089 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 5,950 lb (2,699 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F turbofan engines, 900 lbf (4 kN flat-rated to > ISA+10C) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 370 knots (425 mph, 685 km/h)
  • Stall speed: 69 knots (79 mph, 128 km/h) in landing configuration
  • Range: 1,125 nmi (IFR with 45 min NBAA reserve) (1,295 mi, 2,084 km)
  • Service ceiling: 41,000 ft (12,500 m)
  • Rate of climb: 3,424 ft / min (1,044 m / min)
  • Takeoff distance: 2,345 ft (715 m)
  • Landing distance: 2,250 ft (686 m)

Avionics

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