Gulfstream 650

    The G650, now in development from an all-new design, extends the venerable Gulfstream line with even more range and a bigger cabin. With a top speed of 704 mph, the G650 strives to take the fastest-civil-airplane honor away from Cessna’s Citation X. The cabin is more than six feet high and eight feet wide, with big 28-inch windows—eight on each side—and a maximum cabin altitude of 4,850 feet. The first G650 flew in November 2009, and deliveries are expected to start in 2012. If you want one, get in line—Gulfstream says it has 200 orders in hand.

    From Around the Web...
    Photo by Katsuhiko Tokunaga
    Our writer is a passenger while her pilot performs barrel rolls, loops, and other aerobatics…
    The Vision Jet is equipped with the company’s famed cutting-edge tech and full-plane parachute…
    Helicopter enthusiasts with a propensity for the posh will be delighted…
    The show was host some of the most advanced private jets and helicopters launched in years…
    The ultralong-range jet puts the world in reach with a 7,422-mile range and a top speed of 425 mph…
    The airport has added a new first-class lounge and cleared the Legacy 500 for landing…
    The approval process is about to become simpler and shorter. Here’s why that’s good news…
    The latest news from the world’s five top private-jet builders…
    The latest news from four of the world’s top personal-aircraft builders…
    Purchasing a private jet is a special occasion, and Embraer Executive Jets treats it as such…