Gulfstream Hands Over Retrofitted Gulfstream G650ER

20 November 2014. The retrofit variant of Gulfstream G650, the business jet Gulfstream G650ER has been delivered a month earlier from the schedule.

After that the official hand over ceremony expected to held before 2014 ends.

Gulfstream G650ER Inflight

Gulfstream G650ER Inflight

Larry Flynn, Gulfstream President says that it is a good day when you can deliver promises ahead of schedule.

Gulfstream denies to mention the first customer who receive the new ultra-long-range business jet, G650ER.

FAA, the Federal Aviation Administration approved the retrofit certification of original G650. Gulfstream G650 has entered service about two years ago.

Gulfstream G650ER is retrofit variant of G650, ER stand for extended range. The aircraft offers the longer range of flight, thanks to fuel additional about 1,810 kg. The G650ER can fly to 13,900 km at speed cruising at Mach 0.85, this mean the business jet able to fly transpacific destinations.
Front Angle of Gulstream G650ER

Front Angle of Gulstream G650ER

Gulfstream G650ER powered by Rolls-Royce BR725 with advanced software systems and fuel metering system. The G650ER has direct competition with Bombardier Global 7000 and 8000 Series but these aircraft are not release yet. The retrofit cost of Gulfstream, G650ER is about USD 2 million so the price changed to USD 66.5 million.
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