BASE PRICE: $ 70,150,000
Since its entry into service in 2012. The G650 (Model GVI) was The Gulfstream flagship jet, offering the largest and fastest business aircraft ever built. Currently dethroned by Bombardier Global 7500, Gulfstream is aiming to restore its positioning on the highest-end business jet offering in 2022 with the entry into service of the stretched G700 derivative.
The 7000nm, G650 was first unveiled in 2008, followed by the first flight on November 25th,2009. With the G650, Gulfstream was able to bring to market the most incredible high-speed wing, the 36-degree sweep, highly clean wing, enabled one of the flight test vehicles to reach Mach 0.995 during a flutter testing as early as December 27th, 2009.
In 2014, Gulfstream introduced the higher MTOW G650ER model, busting the traditional 100,000 lbs business aircraft MTOW limit. The ER additional 4,000 lb fuel capacity enabled an additional 500nm range increase compared to the standard model.
|8 Passengers Range*||7,500 nm|
|Maximum Speed||M 0.925|
|High Speed Cruise||M 0.90|
|Long Range Cruise||M 0.85|
|Takeoff Distance||6,299 ft|
|Maximum Cruise Altitude||51,000 ft|
|Initial Cruise Altitude||41,000 ft|
|Maximum Takeoff||103,600 lb|
|Maximum Landing||83,500 lb|
|Maximum Zero Fuel||60,500 lb|
|Basic Operating||54,000 lb|
|Usable Fuel||48,200 lb|
|Maximum Payload||6,500 lb|
|Maximum Payload/Full Fuel||1,800 lb|
Enabled by a newly designed large oval fuselage cross-section, the G650 when introduced in 2012, offered the largest purpose-built business jet cabin.
Fitted with 16 wide Gulfstream signature elliptical cabin windows, the G650 cabin offers three living zones complemented by large galleys and crew rest area optimized for long haul operations.
The wide cabin allows for a large selection of cabin configurations, including enclosed aft stateroom, 6 place conference grouping, and optional aft galley arrangement.
Although the G650 features a technologically advanced 3-axis Fly-by-wire flight control system with full flight envelope protection. Gulfstream decided to maintain the control column and yoke controls for an easy transition of G550 flying crew. The PlaneView® II cockpit powered by the Honeywell Primus Epic avionics suite offers four 14-inch LCD displays complemented by two Standby Multifunctional Controllers and a standard LCD Head-Up Display from Rockwell Collins with Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS II) technology.