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Gulfstream G100. Characteristics. Photography
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Gulfstream G100. Characteristics. Photography

Gulfstream G100. Characteristics. Photography

 

Gulfstream G100 - American twin-engine jet aircraft manufactured by administrative-type aircraft manufacturer Gulfstream Aerospace, also known as the Astra SPX.

 

Photo Gulfstream G100

 

Development of a business jet Gulfstream G100 conducted for quite some time, but, in essence, the aircraft itself is a deeply modernized version of the Israeli aircraft IAI Westwind, designed back in 60-ies of the last century.

 

Gulfstream G100 photo

 

The Gulfstream G100 is a small aircraft designed to carry out business transportation at distances up to 4660 kilometers. On board the aircraft can accommodate from 6 (standard equipment salon) to 9 people (extended version), while the aircraft is sufficiently reliable, which is estimated not only by the direct owners, but also by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Nevertheless, given the fact that the aircraft was developing long enough, this model could not compete with other types of aircraft of an administrative type, and therefore the production of the Gulfstream G100 was conducted only for several years, however, even during these short terms it was possible to produce about a hundred Aircraft, most of which continue to be operated not only by private owners, but also by air operators of the whole world.

 

Salon Gulfstream G100

 

The power plant of the aircraft Gulfstream G100 includes two turbofan engines Honeywell TFE-731-40R, allowing to develop the capacity of 18,9 kN each, allowing aircraft to travel long distances and to make air travel at speeds of the order of 890 km \ h. (maximum speed of flight). Among other things, it is worth noting that this power plant is not only sufficiently robust, and easy to maintain, as a consequence, the aircraft operating costs owners quite cheap.

Aircraft Gulfstream G100 comes in two basic interior design, which is primarily dependent on the configuration of the aircraft at the same time the customer can submit its own version of the trim that enables the most comfortable operation of the aircraft for passengers.

 

The cockpit Gulfstream G100

 

The cockpit Gulfstream G100 quite cramped, however, there are modern means of avionics, allowing control of the aircraft is very simple and does not cause any difficulties for pilots.

One option is a version of the Gulfstream G100 Gulfstream C-38 Courier designed specifically for the US Air Force. Appearance of the plane did not undergone changes, as well as the technical specifications, but the aircraft was equipped with more modern electronic means used by the military in the implementation of flights.

 

Specifications Gulfstream G100.

 

  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Passenger: 6 people;
  • aircraft Length: 16,94 m .;
  • Wingspan: 16,05 m .;
  • Plane Height: 5,54 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 7,4 t .;
  • Payload: 4,4 t .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 11,8 t .;
  • Cruising speed: 861 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 890 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 4661 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 13720 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: turbofan;
  • Powerplant: 2 x Honeywell TFE-731-40R;
  • Link: 2 x 18,9 kN.

 

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