Gulfstream V Serial Number 502, the aircraft in which B/CA flew around the world in mid April (June, page 66), set a key record in late summer. The G-V became the first business jet to fly nonstop from New York (Teterboro Airport) to Tokyo, a distance of 6,113 nm. The aircraft flew at 0.80 Mach and at altitudes up to FL 510. Fuel burn was 38,050 pounds. Time en route was 13.4 hours.


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "GULFSTREAM V FLIES NONSTOP FROM NEW YORK TO TOKYO".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.