Tag: Speed record

Gulfstream G280 Sets Speed Record In Dakar

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace has said its Gulfstream G280 aircraft recently set another speed record in Africa, flying from Windhoek, Namibia, in the southern part of the continent to Dakar, Senegal, on the west coast. The flight took 7 hours and 38 minutes. The super mid-sized business jet left Windhoek Eros Airport at 8:20 a.m. local time […]

Gulfstream G280 Earns Significant Overwater Record

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that its Gulfstream G280 aircraft recently set a speed record between Carlsbad, California, and Kalaoa, Hawaii, completing the overwater flight in just 4 hours and 47 minutes. The super mid-sized business jet covered the 2,257 nautical miles/4,180 kilometers from McClellan-Palomar Airport to Kona International Airport at a brisk Mach 0.84. “Flying […]

Gulfstream G550 and G650ER Claims Speed Record

Reading Time: 1 minute The Gulfstream G550 arrived for this year’s National Business Aviation Association Convention & Exhibition after setting a new speed record between Macau and Las Vegas. The G550 departed Macau International Airport for McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on Nov. 14, 2015. The 6,586 nautical-mile/12,197-kilometer trip was covered in 12 hours and 8 minutes at […]