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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)