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

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

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Specifications for the
Gulfstream II / III / C-20 / SRA-1
VIP Transport / Reconnaissance Platform


Focus Model:
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1983
Production: Not Available


Crew: 2 + 21


Length: 79.92ft (24.36m)
Width: 68.83ft (20.98m)
Height: 24.51ft (7.47m)
Weight (Empty): 36,905lbs (16,740kg)
Weight (MTOW): 65,499lbs (29,710kg)


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


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


Hardpoints: 0
Armament Suite:
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.


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