This website uses cookies
More information
Air bp
Air bp
The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.

Why visit ACE ’24?

Related background information from the Handbook...
The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.

Request your printed copy

Gulfstream’s G700 passes 50 city-pair records
This, its 51st speed record, confirms the aircraft’s maturity and enhanced performance capabilities as it makes its Singapore Airshow debut.
The Gulfstream G700; from Nice to Singapore in 11 and a half hours.
Read this story in our March 2024 printed issue.

The all-new Gulfstream G700 has passed 50 city-pair speed records en route to the Singapore Airshow.

The G700 achieved its 50th speed record on a carbon-neutral flight connecting Los Angeles to Nice in France, travelling 5,197nm/9,625km in 10 hours and 13 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.90. The aircraft then set its 51st speed record, also a carbon-neutral flight, from Nice to Singapore, making the 5,754nm/10,656km trip in just 11 hours and 30 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.90.

These flights are a fast follow to a city-pair record set by the G700 on a trip from Tokyo to Savannah in December 2023. The new ultra large cabin aircraft made the 6,365nm/11,78km journey in 10 hours and 53 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.91.

“These latest records once again prove that the G700 can help our customers reach their destinations faster,” says president Mark Burns. “We are excited to return to the Singapore Airshow as we continue to see impressive business growth in the Asia-Pacific region. Demand for Gulfstream’s high performance capabilities has never been greater, and we look forward to showcasing our next-generation aircraft, which lead the industry in innovation, performance and cabin comfort.”

The G700 features the most spacious cabin in business aviation and has higher than originally announced performance with a maximum range of 7,750nm/14,353km at Mach 0.85 and 6,650nm/12,316km at Mach 0.90, as well as a maximum operating speed of Mach 0.935, making it the fastest aircraft in the Gulfstream fleet.

Other News
Gulfstream G700 certifications continue apace
April 12, 2024
The FAA has issued production certification for the G700 after an audit of Gulfstream's engineering, supplier, manufacturing and quality systems to ensure the aircraft will be produced in accordance with the FAA's design.
Gulfstream G700 earns FAA certification
April 3, 2024
With FAA type certification under its belt, and following enhancements to range, speed and cabin altitude, the Gulfstream team can now begin G700 customer deliveries.
Gulfstream G700 to make Singapore Airshow debut
February 12, 2024
The long-range advantage of the Gulfstream G700 and G600 is incredibly important to customers in the Asia Pacific region, and both will be on display at Changi later this month.