Gulfstream G280 Surpasses 100,000 Flight Hours

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that its worldwide fleet of G280 aircraft recently eclipsed 100,000 flight hours, a milestone achieved less than five years after the first model entered service.

“The G280 continues to reinforce its status as the premier super mid-size aircraft in business aviation,” said Dan Nale, senior vice president, Programs, Engineering and Test, Gulfstream. “It has a class-leading combination of range, fuel efficiency and field performance and the technology typically found on a larger business jet.

“The G280 also offers customers the ability to fly in and out of challenging airports such as London City, Lugano and Samedan/St. Moritz in Europe. This aircraft continues to grow in popularity, and our customers will continue to benefit from its performance and features for years to come.”

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Since entering service in November 2012, the G280 has been able to continuously improve its dispatch reliability to a market segment-leading level. Through July 2017, the fleet of more than 115 aircraft has achieved a dispatch reliability rate of 99.90 percent.

With a range of 3,600 nautical miles/6,667 kilometers at Mach 0.80, the G280 can fly eight hours nonstop, connecting New York with Paris, Chicago with London, or London with Dubai. Its list of city-pair speed records includes a 7-hour, 40-minute flight from Paris to New York.

Two powerful Honeywell HTF7250G engines propel the G280 to an initial cruise altitude of 43,000 feet/13,106 meters in approximately 20 minutes and feature reduced emissions, longer maintenance intervals and decreased noise levels.

Source: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.
Date: Aug 23, 2017