The Gulfstream G550 is an intercontinental jet that can travel ultra-long distances. The aircraft comes with two powerful BMW/Rolls Royce BF 700-710-C4-11 engines (turbofan) with each engine rated at 15,385 pounds of thrust.
The tremendous amount of power produced by the Rolls Royce engines allows the G550 to accomplish record-breaking missions as well as traverse long-range distances. Seating up to 19 passengers, the GII has a cruising speed of 488 knots and a maximum flying range of 7,719 statute miles. However, in an executive layout, the G550 can accommodate 8 to 10 passengers.
The generous cabin space of the Gulfstream G550 is one of its positive points. The cabin has a length of 50.1 feet, a width of 7.3 feet, and a height of 6.2 feet. It also boasts of a huge 226 cubic ft. baggage capacity. Amenities include a crew rest area, multiple workstations, a dining/conference room , and a full lavatory and shower. The G550 has a glass cockpit with Planeview, which enables pilots to operate each aircraft system through convenient knobs/keyboards and two cursors.
If you seek a large-cabin long-range business jet, the Gulfstream G550 is one of the best bets. It offers outstanding intercontinental performance without sacrificing extravagance or comfort.
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