Gulfstream G280. Specifications. Photography
Gulfstream G280 is a twin-engine jet aircraft midsize administrative type produced by the American aircraft manufacturer Gulfstream Aerospace.
Photo Gulfstream G280
The first development aircraft Gulfstream G280 began leading American aviation engineer in 2008 year, and the original name of the aircraft was a Gulfstream G250, however, a year later, business jet has made its first flight, and almost immediately went into mass production.
Gulfstream G280 photo
Designing aircraft Gulfstream G280 made on the basis of 200th model of the same family, but the aircraft has received a number of changes, in particular, the wing received a new geometry that provides the best aerodynamic performance, a new power plant, as well as an improved front part, including also the cockpit. Among other things, the changes also touched upon the internal design of the passenger compartment, which has now become more spacious and comfortable that it was particularly useful in conditions of prolonged air travel. If necessary, the cabin can be trimmed in one of the three basic styles, and in addition, the customer alone can propose the creation of a unique design for the interior of the aircraft.
Salon Gulfstream G280
Flight-technical characteristics of the aircraft Gulfstream G280 also unchanged from the 200-th model, in particular, the plane can travel more than two longest distances (up to 6660 kilometers), while the maximum number of passengers that can be accommodated on board the aircraft was reduced to 10 people.
As the power plant on the plane Gulfstream G280 uses two turbofan aircraft engine Honeywell HTF7250G, each of which provides aircraft thrust 33 kN, however, with all this, the speed of flight of the aircraft has not changed - the maximum is 900 km \ h and cruising - 850 km \ h.
Given that the plane used by modern electronics and avionics, flying at Gulfstream G280 considered safe enough, for all that, the pilots noted the simplicity and ease of control of the aircraft, and the good maneuverability of the aircraft is felt even at high airspeeds.
Between 2009 the end of 2014 years, based on official data, around the world were produced 98 airplanes of this model, with the popularity of the aircraft continues to grow, allowing in turn compete this model versions of aircraft of this type to other aircraft manufacturers in Specifically, Bombardier, Dassault Aviation and Embraer.
At the moment, most of the aircraft operated by the private owners, however, noted that this plane is actively interested and offering services of passenger air carriers.
Technical characteristics of the Gulfstream G280.
- Crew: 2 person;
- Passenger: 10 people (depending on configuration);
- aircraft Length: 20,3 m .;
- Wingspan: 19,2 m .;
- Plane Height: 6,5 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 10,9 t .;
- Payload: 7 t .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 17,9 t .;
- Cruising speed: 850 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 900 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 6667 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 12720 m .;
- aircraft engine type: turbofan;
- Powerplant: 2 × Honeywell HTF7250G;
- Link: 2 × 33 kN.
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