Following the latest announcement, the G700’s range has increased to 7,750 nautical miles/14,353 kilometers at Mach 0.85 or 6,650 nm/12,316 km at Mach 0.90, The G700’s maximum operating speed has also increased to Mach 0.935, giving it the highest speed in the Gulfstream fleet.
Gulfstream also announced an improved cabin altitude at 2,840 feet/866 meters while flying at 41,000 ft/12,497 m, providing even more comfort for passengers.
“We are undertaking one of the most extensive flight test programs as the G700 is the first business aircraft to undergo Federal Aviation Administration certification following the passage of the 2020 Aircraft Certification, Safety, and Accountability Act,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “As a result, we will be delivering an extremely mature, rigorously tested aircraft that will outperform expectations in speed, range and cabin comfort. Our certification efforts continue to advance, and we look forward to delivering the G700 to customers around the world.”
Throughout the flight test program, two fully outfitted G700 aircraft have traveled the world testing the interior and giving customers the opportunity to experience the industry’s most spacious cabin, which also features whisper-quiet noise levels, 20 Gulfstream Panoramic Oval Windows and 100% fresh air. To date, these two aircraft have flown approximately 246,000 nm/455,592 km and set more than 45 city-pair speed records, demonstrating the G700 program’s maturity.