Based on the G100, the Gulfstream G150 was first announced in September 2002 and initial sales & deliveries began in the 3rd quarter of 2006. At the time, it was the first true mid-sized Gulfstream in their family of aircraft, with over 120 manufactured and available in the market in 2016.
In 2006, after approximately 22 years. The production of the G100 was halted/limited and replaced when the company presented the G150 aircraft. Improvements include a wider and longer cabin, uprated engines, updated avionics, increase in maximum takeoff and a revised nose to name a few.
G150 (Year: 2012)
While being powered by two fuel efficient Honeywell TFE731-40AR-200G engines. They each produce 4,420 pounds-force of thrust using 192 gallons per hour (GPH). Overall the G150 can reach a top speed of Mach 0.85. Although, has a long-range cruise speed of 2,700 nautical miles at Mach 0.75 when carrying 4 passengers nonstop. Its maximum range is 3,130 nautical miles (5,797 km) and can transport passengers from London to Moscow or New York to Los Angeles nonstop.
This aircraft can seat up to 8 passengers and can accommodate multiple cabin configurations. It has a max cruise altitude of 45,000 ft, a maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) of 26,100 lbs and max landing weight (MLW) of 21,700 lbs.
The G150 also has a short takeoff and landing as it provides 5,015 ft (1,528 m) of takeoff distance and 2,445 ft (746 m) of landing distance.
For its size, the cabin is quite spacious providing work tables, ergonomic reclinable seating with arm rests and more. It includes 11 windows for displaying natural light throughout the aircraft and measures 12 inches wider than the G100 at 5’9″ ft in width, 5’9″ ft in height and 17’8″ ft in length. The galley and lavatory have also been improved with the option of three basic layouts to choose from.
This aircraft comes equipped with the PlaneView avionics flight deck system. Hosted by Rockwell Collins ProLine 21 avionics for overall safety and workload reduction. It also includes the well known enhanced vision system (EVS) for safety and increasing pilot awareness.
- PlaneView provides more useful information than what is available on the cockpit of the G100 and G200 aircraft.
- The G150 is the first business jets to be certified by the FAA for stage 4, for noise standards.
*These are general specifications of the above mentioned aircraft. Please see each listing for details on their individual specifications, layout and performance.