G450 and G550 Demonstrate Tremendous Capabilities

The Gulfstream G450 and Gulfstream G550 recently showcased their outstanding performance by claiming two new city-pair speed records.

On November 13, 2015, the G450 departed Warsaw Chopin Airport (ICAO: EPWA) and touched down at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (ICAO: KJFK) 9 hours and 23 minutes later. The aircraft flew 4,094 nautical miles/7,582 kilometers with headwinds of 28 knots.

Just one day later, the Gulfstream G550 picked up another city-pair speed record. The G550 departed Macau International Airport (ICAO: VMMC) for McCarran International Airport (ICAO: KLAS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 6,586-nautical-mile/12,197-kilometer trip was covered in 12 hours and 8 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.80.

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