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  • Gulfstream II / III / C-20 / SRA-1 VIP Transport / Reconnaissance Platform

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

     Updated: 6/26/2017; Authored By Staff Writer; Content ¬©www.MilitaryFactory.com

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    Gulfstream C-20 Technical Specifications

    Service Year: 1983
    Type: VIP Transport / Reconnaissance Platform
    National Origin: United States
    Manufacturer(s): Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation - USA
    Production Total: 202

    Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)

    Operating Crew: 2
    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)

    Installed Power and Standard Day Performance

    Engine(s): 2 x Rolls-Royce Spey Mark 511-8 turbofan engines generating 11,400lb of thrust

    Maximum Speed: 582 mph (936 kph; 505 knots)
    Maximum Range: 4,275 miles (6,880 km)
    Service Ceiling: 45,000 feet (13,716 meters; 8.52 miles)
    Rate-of-Climb: 4,350 feet-per-minute (1,326 m/min)

    Armament / Mission Payload


    Global Operators / Customers

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

    Model Variants (Including Prototypes)

    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.