July 11, 2014
Overview including differentiating features from other aircraft in its category
The Gulfstream G550 is a large-cabin, Ultra Long-Range business jet. It features up to four distinct living areas, three temperature zones, and a choice of 12 floor-plan configurations with seating for up to 19 passengers traveling at ranges in excess of 6,700 nm. The G550 is equipped with the Gulfstream PlaneView cockpit, based on the Honeywell Primus Epic architecture and display system. The PlaneView cockpit presents critical flight information on 14-inch (36 cm) liquid crystal displays arranged for easy interpretation. The latest in Head-Up Display technology integrated with the next-generation Gulfstream Enhanced Vision System (EVS) II. The aircraft is also equipped with commercial and military communications equipment to provide secure voice and data capability.
As of January 2014, the Gulfstream G550 market is comprised of 34% new and 66% pre-owned. The percentage for sale is 3.7% with 87% unde...