Italy Receives FMS Approval For ISR Gulfstream G550 Purchase 

By Tony Osborne Dec 16, 2020
The U.S. State Department has approved the Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Italy of two special-mission versions of the Gulfstream G550 business jet configured for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR). 
Aircraft & Propulsion

USAF Scrambles For Gulfstream G550s

By William Garvey Apr 21, 2020
The U.S. Air Force is scrambling to acquire Gulfstream G550s to complete the EC-37B Compass Call acquisition program in advance of a possible…
Business Aviation

Is Gulfstream G550 The Best Of The 20th Century Gulfstreams?

By Fred George Oct 22, 2019
In his 20/Twenty column, Fred George takes a look at the G550.
Business Aviation

Gulfstream G550 Sets Sustainable Fuel Record

By Angus Batey May 20, 2019
A Gulfstream G550, powered by a sustainable alternative jet fuel covered the 3591 nautical miles in seven hours and 13 minutes, at an average speed of Mach 0.85.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Gulfstream G550 Makes Milestone Delivery

By Molly McMillin Jul 18, 2017
The G550 model was rolled out in 2001 as the SP (Special Performance) version of the Gulfstream GV and received FAA certification in 2003. The aircraft has a maximum range of 6,750 nm and a maximum operating speed of Mach 0.885. It can seat up to 19 passengers and sleeps up to eight.
Business Aviation

Gulfstream G550: Price/Performance Sweet Spot In Large-Cabin Class

By Fred George Apr 27, 2017
For as little as $14 million, you can buy an early serial number 2003 Gulfstream G550, a large-cabin business aircraft that is capable of flying eight passengers more than 6,700 nm. These jets sold new for more than $45 million.
Business Aviation

Operators Survey: Gulfstream G550

By Fred George Mar 30, 2015
There now are more than 460 Gulfstream G550 business jets in service and operators say it's a top performer, a versatile workhorse offering solid dispatch reliability and backed by unmatched product support.
Business Aviation

Valuing the Gulfstream G550

Jan 01, 2015
What are the driving factors that affect the value of a business aircraft, such as the Gulfstream G550? Using a G550 with an in-service and Certificate of Airworthiness date of 2007, a microeconomic review shows what impacts value for this aircraft.
Business Aviation