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Gulfstream GIV SP

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The GIV-SP is the second iteration in the popular G-IV series.  The GIV-SP is a large cabin, long range airplane that seats up to 16 passengers in three discreet living areas. The most popular configuration will have seating for 14 passengers and will include a 4-place club arrangement in the forward section, a 2-place club and divan in the mid-cabin and 4-place conference seating in the aft section. This configuration will berth 6 people.  Other configurations are available with seating options for 12 or 16 passengers.  A full service galley can be located in the forward compartment, as you enter the airplane, or in the aft section. The most popular configuration is the aft galley. The baggage compartment is accessible in flight.  The GIV-SP fleet is over 300 aircraft with corporate operators including EMC Corporation, Procter & Gamble, and Drummond Company.

Gulfstream GIV SP Buying Guide

The GIV-SP is only available used on the open market.  Careful consideration should be given to upcoming maintenance inspections, landing gear overhauls, and engine overhauls.  Each can be very costly and require extended downtime.  Common options will include internet connectivity, entertainment equipment, Heads Up Display (HUD) and interior configuration.  Optional maintenance service plans for engines (Rolls Royce Corporate Care or JSSI) and airframe (PlaneParts) are also available.

Gulfstream GIV SP Fleet & Budget

 Fleet Statistics:   Budget:  
 Years of Manufacture: 1992 – 2002 Price, New ($):1   NA 
 Fleet Size: 294 Price, Average Used ($):2 $6,000,000
 North American Fleet: 242 Variable Cost ($/hr):3 $3,800 
    Fixed Cost ($/year):4  $848,000 

Gulfstream GIV SP Performance & Trip Analysis

Performance:   1000nm Trip Analysis:5
Range, Seats Empty (nm):6 4,166 Flight Altitude (ft): 45,000
Range, Seats Full (nm):6 3,880 Time En route (hh+mm): 02+17
Max Cruise Speed (kts): 500 Fuel Burn (gal): 540 
Average Block Speed (kts): 414 Fuel Cost @ $5.50/gal: $2,700 
Average Fuel Burn (gal/hr): 540
Rate of Climb (ft/min): 3,640
Max Operating Altitude (ft): 45,000
Balanced Field Length (ft): 5,700

Gulfstream GIV SP Dimensions

Internal Dimensions: External Dimensions:
Cabin Length (ft): 45.10 Length (ft): 88.3
Cabin Height (ft): 6.20 Height (ft): 24.4
Cabin Width (ft): 7.30 Wingspan (ft): 77.8
Cabin Volume (cuft): 1,650

Gulfstream GIV SP Weights & Comfort

Weights: Comfort:
Max Takeoff Weight (lbs): 74,600 Seats, Typical: 13
Basic Operating Weight (lbs): 43,700 Int. Baggage Capacity (cuft): 169
Max Payload (lbs): 5,300 Ext. Baggage Capacity (cuft): 0
Usable Fuel (lbs): 29,281
Payload with Full Fuel (lbs): 2,019

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1. As published in the BCA 2013 Purchase Planning Handbook.
2. Compiled from VanAllen research and AMSTAT. Updated October 2016.
3. Estimated based on $5.00/gallon fuel cost, average fuel burns, hourly engine and maintenance reserves. Crew trip and catering costs excluded.
4. Estimate including insurance, hangar, 2 pilots.
5. Source: B&CA Annual Purchase Planning Handbook, zero winds, ISA, 4 passengers, unrestricted climb.
6. As published by manufacturer using NBAA IFR reserves. Actual range may vary given your operational profile and routing. Additional analyses highly recommended.

All data for reference only and should be verified prior to making any purchasing decision.

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