June 9, 2016
The Gulfstream G650 is the fastest business jet ever built and has one of the longest ranges. The fuselage cross section is a unique oval shape with 8 large (28 inch) cabin windows on each side and the highly efficient wing has a greater sweep (36 degrees) than previous Gulfstream models. It is equipped with a fly-by-wire flight system.
As of May 2016, 8% of the Gulfstream G650 aircraft were purchased pre-owned by their current owners, the other 92% new. 11.7% are currently for sale with the majority of those (79%) under an exclusive broker agreement. When for sale, the average number of days on the market is 149.
The Gulfstream G650 debuted in 2012. There have been a total of 158 aircraft produced with 120 currently in operation.
Most of the 120 Gulfstream G650 aircraft in operation today are owned outright (119) with 7% currently leased. North America has the largest percentage of Gulfstream G650 aircraft (55%), followed by Europe (23%) and Asia (15%).