Gulfstream IV. Photo. Characteristics.
Gulfstream IV. Photo. Characteristics.

Gulfstream IV

Work on Gulfstream IV began in the spring of 1983. From the predecessor, GulfstreamIII, the new jet is distinguished by a simpler and easier to manufacture, wing, longer fuselage, stabilizer with a larger span, large fuel reserves, a cockpit with instrumentation equipment based on multi-functional indicators and modern RollsRoyceTau engines Mk611-8, thrust each of which 61,6KN.

The main difference from the model GulfstreamIII are easy to change design wing, longer fuselage, received six porthole increased by 54 inch span horizontal tail, cockpit flight instruments with EFIS (cathode ray display) and digital electronic aviation equipment.

Gulfstream IV. Photo salon

Gulfstream IV. Photo salon

The first aircraft rolled 11.09.1985, and eight days later he made the first flight. He received a certificate in April after 1987 1400-hour flight test.

The length of the Gulfstream IV fuselage is increased in the standard configuration on the 1,37, thanks to which the passenger capacity ranges from 14 to 19 people. The GulfstreamIVB fuselage is longer on the 5,64, the passenger capacity of the 24.

GulfstreamIV is used by the United States Air Force in three versions under the designation C20. Seven aircraft on 27 special missions C20F were purchased by the US Air Force for VIP transportation and the transportation of goods of the highest priority; 4 aircraft C20G received the Navy and 1 - USMC. Two C20H bought the US Air Force. One copy of GulfstreamIV was delivered to the armed forces of Egypt, Botswana, Ivory Coast, Ireland and Venezuela, and Turkey acquired the 3 aircraft.

A variant of the GulfstreamIV aircraft, SRA4, flies with the 1988. The model is equipped with a cargo door, the size of which is 1,6х2,1м, there is a search radar and an aircraft magnetic detector (MAD) installed in the tail section. ASW).

By the end of 1991 it was delivered more than 185 copies GulfstreamIV.

Gulfstream IV. cabin

Gulfstream IV. Cockpit

The characteristics of the aircraft Gulfstream IV:

  • Range: 7413km

  • Cruising speed: 850km / hour

  • The highest altitude: 13716m

  • The highest take-off weight: 33203kg

  • The greatest number of passengers: 12-16

  • The best number of passengers: 14

  • interior length: 26.92m

  • The width of the passenger compartment: 2.24m

  • Cabin height: 7.44m

  • The volume of the passenger compartment: 42.84kub.m

  • Length: 26.92m

  • Height: 7.44m

  • Wingspan: 23.72

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