Gulfstream G500: A Step Change In Aircraft Design

Gulfstream G500
Relatively trouble-free entry-into-service since 2018, G500 flies higher, faster, quieter, farther, more fuel efficiently and more comfortably that its predecessor, the G450.
Credit: Gulfstream
Gulfstream G500 operators live in a 500+ kt.-world where few, if any, competitive aircraft can catch them. They tell BCA they only slow down to Mach 0.85 cruise when they need to stretch range to the maximum. And many say their normal cruise speed is Mach 0.90, equivalent to 516 KTAS in ISA...

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