Gulfstream G IV

Overview

First flight of the G-IV was in September 1985 and it received FAA certification in April 1987. The change of powerplant from the G-III's Rolls-Royce Spey to the newer Rolls-Royce Tay Mk 611-8 allowed the G-IV an improvement in fuel consumption of approximately 15% over the G-III. Other improvements included a 4-ft. fuselage stretch, a "brake-by-wire" anti-skid system developed by Goodyear Aerospace, and a six-screen EFIS. The G-IV also features a simplified fuel system comprised of a single tank per wing rather than the pairs of tanks in each wing of the G-III. By 1993, when production of the follow-on G-IVSP variant began, 213 of the original G-IVs had been delivered.


Aircraft Characteristics


Certified Crew
2
Typical / Maximum Cabin Passenger Capacity
14/19
Balanced Field Length [SL/ISA TMP] (FT)
5280
Length (FT)
88.3
Wingspan (FT)
77.8
Height (FT)
24.8
Cabin Height (FT)
6.1
Cabin Width (FT)
7.3
Cabin Length (FT)
45.1
Baggage Capacity Internal / External (CFT)
169/0
Powerplant
2 RR Tay Mk 611-8

General Information


Years Aircraft Manufactured
1986-1992
Estimated Retail Price Low
2,200,000
Estimated Retail Price High
3,500,000
Aircraft Category
JET > 20,000 LBS

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Range Map

The Gulfstream G IV has a range of 3,797 nautical miles. Type in your city or airport identifier for a visual representation of the NBAA IFR Range (NM) for this aircraft.


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