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

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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: 79.92 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)

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

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)

Hardpoints: 0
Armament Suite:

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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