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Exquisitely designed, the Gulfstream G550 is a long-range jet for business and luxury travel that has been in operating for than ten years. Built by the American company Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, the G550 offers unprecedented features of more than 3,750 nautical miles and cruising speeds of more than 500 mph. As a result, it can offer quicker flights and a longer range than any other business jet in its class.
Despite its length of 96 feet, this jet has the power to take off from a 6,000 foot runway with enough fuel to carry eight passengers from New York to Los Angeles. In contrast, it only needs 2,770 feet of runway to take off. Even with up to 18 passengers on board, the G550 can fly for 12 hours before needing to refuel.
The Gulfstream G550 has a cruising speed of 561 mph, and 528 mph for longer flights, with a maximum cruising altitude of 51,000 feet, guaranteeing a flight that can:
A pair of Rolls-Royce BR710 turbofan engines give the Gulfstream G550 a surprising thrust of 15,385 pounds each, which makes for truly exceptional short runway and high altitude capacities.
For travellers demanding flexibility, the G550 is one of the finest jets around. There are more than 450 of these aircraft in service, and to date they have clocked up more than a million hours of flight. In terms of reliability, the G550 is practically impeccable, with a 99.9 per cent rating.
When fully equipped and comfortably arranged, the Gulfstream G550 normally carries:
The interior of the Gulfstream G550 is designed to provide the necessary comfort and services for long-haul travel. This includes two complete bathrooms, and in certain configurations up to eight passengers can sleep comfortably.
Travelling in this aircraft is a complete flying experience that combines the finest features with the most exclusive business-class comforts and services.