With a cabin altitude almost two times lower than that of a conventional airliner, the G650ER passengers will arrive at their destinations less fatigued and more alert.

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The Only Way to Fly


Fast, safe and luxurious, Gulfstream’s G650ER is arguably one of the finest business jets in the sky. The ability to fly high above commercial traffic and the weather, plus that colossal range make it a city-pair bird like no other.


The Gulfstream 650ER has the power to operate at all the smaller, private airfields, with its twin Rolls-Royce BR725s producing 16,900 pounds of thrust, enabling it to takeoff in only 1,920 meters. Continuing with the numbers: with a 46,992 kg takeoff weight, the G650ER can either be flown at shorter ranges with heavier payloads, or more impressively, it has the flexibility to fly longer routes, at higher cruise speeds.


You would automatically assume that a business jet, with its relatively small fuel load would allow you to easily hop from one country to another without the need for a top up, however, they can do much more than that. The Gulfstream G650ER, with its 27,442kg fuel load has a maximum range of 7,500 nautical miles – and this is travelling at Mach 0.85, with eight passengers and four crew.


Put into context, the Airbus A380, with its colossal 361,000kg fuel capacity can travel a mere 1000 nautical miles more than the G650ER, at the same speed. In city-pair connections, the ER can fly from Hong Kong to New York, Dubai to Atlanta, or Los Angeles to Melbourne and all in complete luxury.


Available with choice of 12 predefined floor plans (with the option of full custom available), the 46 feet 10 inch long cabin has the feel of a penthouse with its various staterooms, bathrooms and conference spaces. Adding to the feeling of space are the 16 panoramic windows - the largest in the industry and considerably bigger than the port holes found in any airliner. Handcrafted seats cosset their passengers and relaxing sofas are the ideal place to lounge while making the most of the ER’s impressive entertainment systems.  [To be continued...]