Inside Gulfstream’s recorded breaking G650ER costing over $65 million

The Gulfstream G650ER is an ultra-long-range business jet designed and developed by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. The Gulfstream G650ER is one of the world’s fastest, longest-range, and outperforming business jets money can buy.

Gulfstream G650 featuring an extended range (ER)

The G650ER was developed from the highly successful Gulfstream G650 which features an extended range (ER) with upgraded avionics and inflight technology.  

Gulfstream’s unique oval window – the largest on any business jet

The Gulfstream G650ER features the largest windows of any business jet. The G650ER has broken 120+ world speed records. The G650 and G650ER are the world’s most trusted business jets for performance and comfort.

Gulfstream G650ER holds the fastest flight in business aviation history

The Gulfstream G650ER holds the record for the fastest flight in business aviation history. This is thanks to the aerodynamic design, and powerful and efficient engines boosting this aircraft to speeds over Mach 0.925 (Over 700mph) exceeding its competitors while almost breaking the sound barrier.

Interior seating capacity and beds

Gulfstream G650 ER can seat up to 19 passengers in VIP comfort and sleep up to 10. The result is a business jet that is unmatched in comfort.

There are many configurations to choose from on the Gulfstream G650 and G650ER. This configuration has four living areas, sits up to 16 passengers, and sleeps up to 7 passengers.

Gulfstream G650 cost

The Gulfstream G650ER costs approximately $65 million to $70 million U.S. dollars. This will depend on the aircraft’s technical options and interior requirements.

The Gulfstream G650ER is owned by two of the world’s richest people – Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos

The Gulfstream G650ER has proven to be a high-performance luxury flying machine with fighter jet performance. This unbeatable aircraft has proven worthy to be owned by two of the world’s richest men

Elon Musk – world’s richest man and founder of Tesla

The world’s richest man Elon Musk who has a net worth of 257.3 billion USD (2022) owns a Gulfstream G650ER. Elon Musk is the founder, CEO, and Chief Engineer at SpaceX; angel investor, CEO, and Product Architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI.

Jeff Bezos Founder of Amazon

In addition to Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos with a net worth of over 155.3 billion USD (2022) also owns a G650ER. Jeff Bezos is the founder, executive chairman, and former president and CEO of Amazon.

Moreover, for the ultra wealthy, where time is money, the Gulfstream G650ER has that covered and has evidently set multiple speed records getting the ultra rich to their destination on time.

G650ER leading technology

Gulfstream’s new and improved aerodynamic wing technology increases speed, range, and efficiency with fly-by-wire technology creating a comfortable flight, and increasing the efficiency of the aircraft while reducing the workload for its pilots.

Gulfstream G650 Vs G650ER

The Gulfstream G650ER can fly 7500 nautical miles – 500 nautical miles more than the previous generation Gulfstream G650. The Gulfstream G650 ER has a top speed of Mach 0.925 which is one of the fastest in business aviation and in addition to a maximum cruise altitude of 51,000 feet.

The New G800 will feature the same fuselage as the G650

The Gulfstream G650 and G650ER have been so successful the G800 will feature the same fuselage but will have an extended range of up to 8000 nautical miles. As a result, Gulfstream has changed the face of business aviation leading the way in the ultra-long range category of advanced business jets.

Gulfstream G650ER summary

To conclude, the Gulfstream G650ER has set the standard high in business aviation for a high-performance advanced business jet leading the way in range, comfort, and speed. The Gulfstream G650ER is an unmatched business jet that sets itself from its competitors in almost every aspect. Overall, the G650ER is the ultimate status symbol for the ultra-wealthy.

Disclaimer

The above content is for entertainment and educational purposes only. The aircraft specifications may vary and might have changed. Please consult with a Gulfstream representative for up-to-date information on the Gulfstream family of business jets.

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