Work on the Gulfstream IV started in the spring of 1983. From its predecessor, GulfstreamIII, the new jet has a more simple and easy to manufacture, wing, longer fuselage, stabilizer having a larger scale, a large supply of fuel, cockpit with instrument equipment, based on the multi-function displays and modern engines RollsRoyceTauMk611-8, thrust each 61,6kN of them.
The main difference from the model GulfstreamIII are easy to change design wing, longer fuselage, received six porthole increased by 54 inch span horizontal tail, cockpit flight instruments with EFIS (cathode ray display) and digital electronic aviation equipment.
Gulfstream IV. Photo salon
The first aircraft rolled 11.09.1985, and eight days later he made the first flight. He received a certificate in April after 1987 1400-hour flight test.
The length of the fuselage Gulfstream IV increased in the standard configuration 1,37m, thanks to seating capacity ranges from 14 19 to people. Fuselage GulfstreamIVB longer on 5,64m, 24 passenger rights.
GulfstreamIV used by the US Air Force in three versions under the designation C20. Seven aircraft 27mest special purpose C20F purchased by the US Air Force for VIP transportation and transportation of goods biggest priority; 4 aircraft C20G received the Navy and 1 - USMC. Two US Air Force bought C20H. One copy GulfstreamIV delivered to the armed forces of Egypt, Botswana, Ivory Coast, Venezuela and Ireland, and Turkey gained 3 aircraft.
Option aircraft GulfstreamIV, SRA4, flies with 1988. The model is equipped with a cargo door which size 1,6h2,1m, there is a search radar and mounted in the tail section of the aircraft magnetic detector (MAD), this model is designed for electronic combat support, electronic reconnaissance and surveillance, medical evacuation, rapid deployment of cargo patrols at sea, including anti-submarine ( ASW).
By the end of 1991 it was delivered more than 185 copies GulfstreamIV.
Gulfstream IV. Cockpit
The characteristics of the aircraft Gulfstream IV:
Cruising speed: 850km / hour
The highest altitude: 13716m
The highest take-off weight: 33203kg
The greatest number of passengers: 12-16
The best number of passengers: 14
interior length: 26.92m
The width of the passenger compartment: 2.24m
Cabin height: 7.44m
The volume of the passenger compartment: 42.84kub.m
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