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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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    Technical Specifications:
    Gulfstream II / III / C-20 / SRA-1
    VIP Transport / Reconnaissance Platform


    PRIMARY

    Focus Model:
    Origin: United States
    Manufacturer: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation - USA
    Service Entry: 1983
    Production Total: 0
    Crew: 2 + 21


    STRUCTURAL

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


    POWER

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


    PERFORMANCE

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


    ARMAMENT

    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.