In the June 29, 2015, issue of The Weekly of Business Aviation, the staff covers last week's NBAA Regional Forum in Teterboro, N.J., and profiles the Gulfstream G650/G650ER program:

NBAA Regional Forum Examines Changing Business Aircraft Market

The business jet industry has been wishing for lower fuel prices, lower interest rates and a strong dollar.

“And damned if we didn’t get it,” said Jay Mesinger, founder and CEO of Mesinger Jet Sales. What the industry didn’t get, however, was the robust recovery that typically accompanies previous recessions.

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Program Profile: Gulfstream G650/G650ER

The current flagship of the Gulfstream family of private jets is the G650, a twin engine jet with seating capacity of up to 18 passengers. The airplane is powered by two Rolls-Royce BR725 A1 engines, each capable of delivering 16,900 lb. thrust. The maximum range is 7,000 nm at long range cruise at Mach 0.85.

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