Gulfstream G650 sets three new city-to-city records | savannahnow.com

18
Jun

Gulfstream G650 sets three new city-to-city records | savannahnow.com

Gulfstream’s flagship G650 business jet landed at Paris-le Bourget Airport Saturday for the 50th annual Paris Air Show with three new city-pair records on its résumé — Savannah to Paris, Nice to São Paulo and Las Vegas to Madrid.

The records are pending confirmation by the National Aeronautic Association.

The most significant record was a 3,899-nautical-mile sprint between Savannah and Paris that broke a record held for 25 years by the Gulfstream GIV. The G650, with three crew members and five passengers on board, left Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport Friday, arriving in Paris-le Bourget in 7 hours and 12 minutes, shaving more than an hour off the GIV’s time of 8 hours and 16 minutes.

The aircraft flew at an average speed of Mach 0.90.

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