Gulfstream this week added two new corporate jets to their range, announcing the new G800 and G400 models during an online presentation.
Both state-of-the-art designs, the G800 has the longest range of any Gulfstream aircraft ever produced and the G400 is a new entrant into the large-cabin sector of the private jet market.
"For more than six decades, Gulfstream has led the business aviation industry with our commitment to continuous improvement and by consistently setting new standards for safety, performance, innovation and comfort,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream.
“Today marks a major milestone and investment in our company’s future with the introduction of the G800, our fastest longest-range aircraft yet, and the G400, the industry’s first new large-cabin aircraft in more than a decade.”
Powered by two Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engines, the Gulfstream G800 has a range 8000 nm at Mach 0.85 and 7000 nm at Mach 0.95, and will carry 19 passengers.
The G400 is a mid-range design powered by two Pratt & Whitney PW812GA engines. At a speed of Mach 0.85, the G400 has legs out to 4200 nm and has seating configurations for 9-12 passengers.
“We designed the ultra-long-range G800 to extend our customers’ reach to more people and places around the world,” said Burns. “The G800 redefines what it means to go farther faster in a Gulfstream and offers even more time savings with its impressive range at high speed.
“The G400 was conceived and designed with direct customer input. It features revolutionary reliability and safety features we pioneered with our award-winning Symmetry Flight Deck and the largest cabin in its class, making it an outstanding addition to our next-generation fleet.
“The aircraft re-envisions this market segment with its maximum operational flexibility and enhanced cabin comfort.”
Both the G800 and G400 are equipped with the Gulfstream Symmetry Flight Deck featuring electronically linked active control sidesticks, and 10 touch-screen displays.
Dual head-up displays in the G800 feature Gulfstream’s Combined Vision System (CVS) that unites the Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) and Synthetic Vision System (SVS) into a single image, which the company says will increase pilot situational awareness and access to more airports worldwide.
Gulfstream expects to deliver the first G800 to customers in 2023 and the first G400 in 2025.