Gulfstream G650 surpasses 75 speed records at London City Airport

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has announced it has achieved more than 75 city/pair records following the demonstration of steep approach capabilities of the ultra-long-range aircraft at London City Airport, the company said.

The G650ER demonstrated its performance advantage with the following records, pending approval by the National Aeronautic Association:

-Keflavik, Iceland, to Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, in 11 hours and 46 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.90
-Beijing to Paris in nine hours and 18 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.90
-Tel Aviv, Israel, to Kiev, Ukraine, in two and 41 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.90
-Kiev, Ukraine, to London in two and 50 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.90

Once approved for London City, the G650 family will be the fastest, largest, longest-range business aircraft to operate at the airport.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world´s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft.