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Gulfstream G450  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2005
Total Production: 315
Also Known As: G400
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
Parent System: Gulfstream GV
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1997
Total Production: ?
Family Members: Gulfstream G100, Gulfstream G150, Gulfstream G200, Gulfstream G280, Gulfstream G350, Gulfstream G500, Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream G600, Gulfstream G650, Gulfstream G650ER and Gulfstream GV
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Description: Gulfstream GV, which was introduced in 1997, is the successor to GIV and GIV-SP family of business jet introduced by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation in 1985 and 1993 respectively. Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Twin-engine Gulfstream V was conceived to serve as an ultra-long-range business jet featuring the most sophisticated technology. In 2000 Gulfstream announced a further version with extended range called GV-SP which entered service in 2003 under G550 designation. G500 aircraft was introduced in 2004 as the follow-on to GV aircraft.

In 2001 Galaxy Aerospace Company was acquired by General Dynamics which added Galaxy Aerospace's Galaxy and Astra SPX business jets to the Gulfstream portfolio. Galaxy was re-designated as G200 and Astra SPX as G100. In 2002 Gulfstream launched G150 business jet to fill the gap between G100 and G200 capabilities. In 2003 Gulfstream announced that it was upgrading G300 and G400 business jets developed under GIV by adding technologies developed for GV and a new cockpit. The upgraded aircraft were re-designated G350 and G450 entering into service during 2005.

As of March 2008, Gulfstream GV family consists of eight models available at the production line with a common high speed performance and differences in terms of cabin and aircraft range. G100 offers mid-cabin; G150 wide-cabin; G200 and G350 large-cabin and mid-range; G450 large-cabin and long-range; G500 and G550 large-cabin and ultra-long-range; and G650 ultra large cabin and ultra long range corporate jet. They can cover routes ranging from 2,700 to more than 7,000 nautical miles, cruising at speeds between 0.75 and 0.9 Mach, and carrying between four and up to 18 passengers.

Gulfstream G450 is a long-range, large-cabin business jet based on the G400 jetliner. It is powered by two Rolls Royce upgraded Tay Mk 611-8C engines rated at 13,850-lb of thrust each. It can fly 4,350 nautical miles (8,000 km) at speeds of 0.88 Mach or cruising at 0.8 Mach at altitudes of 45,000-ft carrying 12 to 16 passengers. G450 features PlaneView cockpit and aerodynamic improvements over its predecessor. Other optional equipment available for G450 is next-generation Visual Guidance System, Honeywell Head-Up Display (HUD) and Gulfstream's Enhanced Vision System (EVS). In October 2016 Gulfstream announced that was going to end the production of the G450 aircraft in favor of the G500 model. The final G450 jet will be delivered in 2018.

Gulfstream G450 Specifications

Crew: 2
Number of Engines: 2
Passengers: 16
Dimensions
Height: 7.67 meter (302 inch)
Length: 27.2 meter (1,072 inch)
Wingspan: 23.7 meter (78 foot)
Performance
Ceiling: 13,716 meter (45,000 foot)
Max Range: 8,061 kilometer (4,353 nautical mile)
Speed
Cruise Speed: 266 mps (958 kph)
Top Speed at High Altitude: 292 mps (568 KTAS)
Weight
Empty Weight: 19,504 kilogram (42,998 pound)
Max Ramp Weight: 34,019 kilogram (74,998 pound)
Max Takeoff Thrust: 27,700 pound
Max Takeoff Weight: 33,838 kilogram (74,599 pound)
Payload: 2,722 kilogram (6,001 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Gulfstream G450 News

There are 13 news between
11 Nov 2007 and 21 Oct 2016
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Friday, October 21, 2016Gulfstream to Cease Production of G450 Business Jet
Tuesday, October 14, 2014Gulfstream and FlexJet Sign Agreement for up to 50 G450, G500 and G650 Aircraft
Tuesday, April 15, 2014Minsheng Financial Leasing Places Order for 60 Gulfstream G280, G450, G550 and G650 Business Jets
Monday, May 14, 2012Rolls-Royce Celebrates Tay Engine Milestone
Thursday, March 10, 2011Hainan Airlines Group Orders One Gulfstream G450 and Four G550 Jets
Tuesday, October 5, 2010Gulfstream G450 Sets Speed Record Between Savannah and Sao Paulo
Wednesday, July 14, 2010Gulfstream G450 Jet Sets Speed Record Between Tokyo and Hong Kong
Thursday, June 10, 2010Minsheng Financial Leasing Takes Delivery of First Gulfstream G450 Business Jet
Wednesday, August 5, 2009G450 Jet Sets Speed Record Between Oranjestad and Barcelona
Tuesday, November 18, 2008Rolls-Royce Nets CorporateCare Contracts with NetJets Middle East

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
China?
Aircraft ordered by Minsheng Financial Leasing (15+); Hainan Airlines (1)
Saudi Arabia6
Aircraft ordered by Saraya Aviation (3); NetJets Middle East (3)
Taiwan?
Aircraft ordered by Win Air
United States of America?
Aircraft ordered by NetJets (20)

Grand Total 65
Propulsion Systems
Tayx2
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