When it comes to aircraft design, the crystal ball is not always clear.
Members of the Robb Report Private Aviation Advisory Board chose the aircraft recognized in this section based largely on each of the models’ performance, availabil
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A descendant of the Savannah, Ga.–based manufacturer’s best-selling GIV line—which has more than 500 jets in operation—the Gulfstream G450 (912.965.3000,
The high-performance Gulfstream G150 (912.965.3000, www.gulfstream.com) burns 170 gallons of fuel per ho
Gulfstream’s Ultralong-Range GV series has long been the private-jet gold standard, and the Gulfstream G550 (912.965.3000,
Great emphasis is placed on an aircraft’s capabilities—its range, cruise speed, climb rate, and fuel efficiency.
A normal cruise speed of 528 mph makes the Gulfstream G150 (912.965.3000, www.gulfstream.com) one of the
The cabin of the Gulfstream G450 (912.965.3000, www.gulfstream.com) is the same height and width as that
The Gulfstream G550 (912.965.3000, www.gulfstream.com) is the quintessential globe-hopping business jet.
The G200, formerly known as the Galaxy, was acquired and rebranded by Gulfstream in 2001, expanding the Gulfstream line toward the entry-level end.
The G650, now in development from an all-new design, extends the venerable Gulfstream line with even more range and a bigger cabin.
Gulfstream’s newest aircraft, which will replace the G200, is scheduled to start deliveries in 2011.
The G350, introduced in 2005, aims to provide a choice for travelers who like the spacious cabin of the bigger Gulfstream jets but don’t need the long-range performance.
The G450, a successor to the company’s best-selling GIV series, stands out for its range and extra-long cabin, which stretches 45 feet from end to end.
For the globe-trotting traveler, the long legs of the G500 (introduced in 2002) can connect Los Angeles to Tokyo or London to Johannesburg without a stop.
The Gulfstream G150—the smallest jet in the venerable Gulfstream line—has continental range, capable of nonstop legs from New York to Los Angeles or California to Hawaii.