Gulfstream G IV SP – Operating Costs, Specifications, and Performance Data

Compare the fixed costs, variable cost, and performance of Gulfstream G IV SP to over 500 jets, turboprops, helicopters and piston aircraft, with accurate data from Conklin & de Decker.

Summary

FULL AIRCRAFT NAME
Gulfstream G IV SP
AIRCRAFT NAME
G IV SP
AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURER
Gulfstream
RANGE
3880 nm
SPEED
500 kts
PASSENGERS
13 people
ACQUISITION COST
$6000000
ENGINES
Rolls Royce TAY 611-8 2
AVIONICS
Honeywell SPZ 8400
APU
Standard
WINGSPAN
77.8 ft
IFR CERTIFIED
Yes

Aircraft History

Work on the Gulfstream GIV began in 1983. The Gulfstream GIV was introduced and made its first flight in 1985. It entered service in 1987. The biggest differences from the GIII are FAR 36 Stage 3 compliant Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine, a 4-foot longer cabin, and 340 nautical miles extra range.
 
The GIV SP version entered service in 1993 and has 1,400 pounds more takeoff weight, 7,500 pounds more landing weight, a redesigned fuselage that allows 1 inch more headroom, and some minor system changes.