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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)