Soaring across sky terrain the 45 foot Gulf Stream IV cruises at 548 miles per hour at an altitude of 45,000 feet. Produced by Gulfstream Aerospace of Savannah, Georgia, this private jet has a range of 4.900 nautical miles, comes equipped with a flight crew of two and a flight attendant for private charters. Although used as a business jet, it is not only for large corporations and small businesses, but is largely used by the United States Air Force, Army and Navy.
The Gulfstream IV can seat 14 to 19 passengers depending on the cabin floor plan. It is externally 7.3 feet wide and the cabin specifications are 6.1 feet wide. The jet is outfitted with a full galley, private lavatory, and a baggage volume of 169 cubic feet. It is categorized as “heavy” by Gulfstream which means it’s one of the most luxurious and largest models of private jets. For private charters, flights can be customized to the client’s wishes. For military purposes, jets are modified to meet military requirements.
Chartering a Gulf Stream IV saves time and those who can afford to charter it usually have very little time to spare. At an hourly rate of $4,000 to $8,000 dollars prior to fuel costs, fees, taxes and positioning the client can avoid commercial airports, long lines and parking and fly directly to their destination nonstop. There are only 500 airports that commercial airplanes can take off and land whereas the Gulfstream IV has a choice of 5000 smaller airports.
This jet has set world records flying east and west around the world. Although the original Gulfstream IV design was built and first flown in the 1980’s and has since been modified, it is still a very popular option for travel today.
Gulfstream Iv Interior