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
Aircraft Gulfstream G100 is a small aircraft designed to carry business traffic at distances up to 4660 kilometers. On board the aircraft can accommodate 6 (standard on the cabin) to 9 people (expanded version), thus, the aircraft is sufficiently reliable that evaluate not only the direct owner, but the Federal Aviation Administration of the USA (FAA). However, given the fact that the development of the aircraft were carried out long enough, this model could not compete with other aircraft of an administrative type, and therefore the production of Gulfstream G100 was carried out only for a few years, however, even for these short periods managed to produce about a hundred aircraft, most of which continue to be used not only by households but also flights shedule around the 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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