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    Gulfstream II / III / C-20 / SRA-1 VIP Transport / Reconnaissance Platform (1983)

    Gulfstream II / III / C-20 / SRA-1 VIP Transport / Reconnaissance Platform (1983)

    The Gulfstream series of business jets still remain a popular VIP transport.





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     SPECIFICATIONS 



    Type: VIP Transport / Reconnaissance Platform
    National Origin: United States [ VIEW ]
    Manufacturer(s): Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation - USA [ VIEW ]
    Introduction: 1983
    Production Total: 0 [ VIEW ]

     OPERATORS 


    Denmark, Egypt, India, Mexico, Morocco, the United States of America, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.


     STRUCTURAL 


    Crew: 2 + 21
    Length: 79.92 feet (24.36 meters)
    Width: 68.83 feet (20.98 meters)
    Height: 24.51 feet (7.47 meters)
    Weight (Empty): 36,905 lb (16,740 kg)
    Weight (MTOW): 65,499 lb (29,710 kg)


     PERFORMANCE 


    Maximum Speed: 582 mph (936 kmh; 505 knots)
    Maximum Range: 4,275 miles (6,880 km)
    Service Ceiling: 45,000 feet (13,716 meters; 8.5 miles)
    Rate-of-Climb: 4,350 feet-per-minute (1,326 m/min)


     POWER 


    Powerplant: 2 x Rolls-Royce Spey Mark 511-8 turbofan engines generating 11,400lbs of thrust


     ARMAMENT / MISSION PAYLOAD 


    Hardpoints: 0
    Armament / Mission Payload:
    None.


     VARIANTS 


    Gulfstream II - Base Business Jet model on what the military C-20 is based on; Similar forward fuselage and cross section of the Gulfstream I business jet model; swept-wing; T-tail section assembly.

    Gulfstream III - Improved Gulfstream II model; increased wingspan and minor aerodynamic improvements; increased fuel capacity; increased overall range.

    Gulfstream IIB - Updated Gulfstream II's with Gulfstream III newer wing assembly.

    C-20 - Military variant based on the Gulfstream III design; utilized by the USAF.


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