What Is a Gulfstream G650?


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Gulfstream G650 is a double-engine, business-class jet airplane manufactured by Gulfstream Aerospace. It is also known as the G6 and was first released to the public in 2012.

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With a top speed of Mach 0.925, the Gulfstream G650 is the company's fastest and largest jet. It has a capacity of up to 18 passengers and a maximum takeoff weight of 99,600 pounds. The jet can cruise comfortably at an altitude of 51,000 feet at its highest speed. Air flow over the wings is controlled by a long and unfettered wing design, which increases airfoil efficiency, leading to high speed and a smooth ride.

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