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March 25th, 2012 . by Clark Scott

Gulfstream Aerospace
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Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation is an American manufacturer of private jets. Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation is part of General Dynamics since 2001.
The main plant is located at Gulfstream Aerospace Savannah in Georgia to the United States . Other plants are scattered across the United States as Appleton ( Wisconsin ), Brunswick (Georgia), Dallas ( Texas ), Las Vegas , Long Beach ( California ), Minneapolis ( Minnesota ), Washington DC ( District of Columbia ) , Westfield ( Massachusetts ), and West Palm Beach ( Florida ). Gulfstream has two plants outside the U.S., one in Luton in England and one in Mexicali , in Mexico .gulfstream aerospace turbo commander gulfstream aerospace jetprop
Among the production units of Gulfstream, several are in partnership with GDAS ( General Dynamics Aviation Services ). These sites are: Dallas , Las Vegas , Minneapolis , Westfield and West Palm Beach .

The brand Gulfstream appeared in 1957 when the research department of the firm Grumman finalized the design of the Gulfstream I , the first production company designed specifically for the civilian market. This turboprop business aircraft first flew on 14 August 1958 and was a resounding success, prompting Grumman to develop a version equipped with turbojet engines, the Gulfstream II .
In 1967 , Grumman decided to separate its civilian and military production. Production and flight testing of the Gulfstream II , a hundred people, were then transferred to Savannah , in Georgia . End of 1968 the site of Savannah employs over 1000 people a . 200 Gulfstream I left the factory until 1969 and the 256 th and last Gulfstream II was delivered in 1977 1 .
In 1978, Grumman separated range Gulfstream, yielding to American Jet Industries , headed by Allen Paulson, the plant Savannah , but also the range of light aircraft Grumman American (in) . The complex was renamed Gulfstream American and under the leadership of Allen Paulson was launched the Gulfstream III (en) . The acquisition of the range Aero Commander at Rockwell completed the overall supply of Gulfstream, which ceased production aircraft equipped with piston engines in 1979 and became Gulfstream Aerospace in 1982. She then employed 2,500 people in Savannah .
In 1985 Chrysler , then undergoing diversification effort, took control of Gulfstream Aerospace, but in 1989 Allen Paulson, associated with Forstmann Little & Co., managed to buy the company for $ 825 million 2 . The Gulfstream V appeared in 1995 and two years later the Gulfstream IV-SP joined him in chains.
Gulfstream Aerospace in 2010 [ modify ]

In 1999 General Dynamics acquired Gulfstream Aerospace in Forstmann Little & Co. in 2001 and Galaxy Aerospace group at Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI). While production of G150 (in) and G200 (in) / G-250 (in) is located in Israel , Gulfstream announced the expansion of its plant in Savannah , where she plans to create 1,100 jobs by in 2013.
Gulfstream is now the largest industrial Savannah . It funds projects and contributes to some of the antenna of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Savannah , the Savannah Technical College (in) and the Savannah College of Art and Design .
General Dynamics
General Dynamics

Creation 1952
Key data
Slogan Strength On Your Side
Headquarters Falls Church , USA
Direction Nicholas D. Chabraja , Chairman
Effective 83,500 (end 2007)
Website www.generaldynamics.com
Financial data
Turnover 27.240 billion USD (2007)
Net 2.072 billion USD (2007)

General Dynamics , founded in 1952 , is a company design and manufacture of military aircraft working primarily on behalf of the government American . He is building the F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-111 Raven . In 2008, these aircraft are being developed by Lockheed Martin in 1993 which bought the company that creates these devices.

The origin of this company dates back to the John P. Holland Torpedo Boat (manufacturer ships torpedo), renamed Electric Boat Co. in 1899. After the Second World War , Electric Boat (specializing in building ships and submarines ) was without a command but with a huge cash flow . Its president sought a way to diversify.
After researching, John Jay Hopkins of Electric Boat President, found that Canadair (owned at the time by the Canadian government) was for sale. The transaction was concluded in 1946 for $ 10 million U.S. dollars.
After a deep restructuring , including production lines, Canadair renewed with profits and even gave his North Star aircraft (a licensed version of the DC-4 ) ahead of original schedule.
With the acquisition of Canadair aircraft production increased more sharply than production boats. John Jay Hopkins found that the name of Electic Boat could no longer represent the company. On 24 April 1952, the name was officially changed to General Dynamics.
Having always an enormous amount of cash flow , bought General Dynamics Convair in 1953.
Canadair was sold to the Canadian government in 1976.
Lockheed Martin bought General Dynamics in 1993.
Gulfstream G650
Gulfstream G650

View from the airplane
Builder Gulfstream_Aerospace
Crew 2
First flight November 25, 2009
Length 30.41 m
Span 30.36 m
Height 7.72 m
Wing area 119.2 m²
Mass and payload capacity
Max. vacuum 24.5 t
Max. take-off 45.2 t
Max. landing 37,876 t
Passengers 11 to 18
Engines 2 × Rolls-Royce Deutschland BR725 turbofan
Unit thrust 71.6 kN
Total thrust 143.6 kN
Maximum cruise speed 904 km / h (Mach 0.85)
Maximum speed 982 km / h ( Mach 0925)
Autonomy 12960 km
Ceiling 15,500 m
The Gulfstream G650 is a twin-engine business jet still under development by the manufacturer Gulfstream Aerospace . Gulfstream began the program in 2005 and rose to the public in 2008. The G650 is the largest, and fastest range Gulfstream Aerospace .
Summary [ hide ]
1 Design and development
2 Incidents and accidents
3 Notes and references
4 External Links
Design and Development

The Gulfstream G650 was launched in May 2005 and internet unveiled March 13, 2008.
The G650 has a cruising speed of Mach 0.85 to 0.90, with a maximum speed of Mach 0.925 and has a range up to 7000 nm ( 13 000 km ). It will feature a full kitchen, bar and can be equipped with a variety of entertainment features including satellite phones and wireless Internet. The new jet will use the new engines Rolls-Royce BR725 produces a maximum thrust of 75.6 kN. Gulfstream says with a weight of less than 45 360 kg (100,000 pounds), he will be able to land at smaller airports to avoid the busiest airports around the world.
To ensure better use of interior space, Gulfstream designers rejected the fuselage of circular cross section in favor of an oval that uses a flat bottom. The cab shall be 2.60 meters wide and 1.96 meters hauteur.la The fuselage is built of metal and composite construction is used for the tail, winglets, rear pressure bulkhead, the bonnets, the cabin floor structure and many fairings. The sixteen cabin windows are oval in shape of 71 cm in width.
The wing uses a sweep angle of 36 degrees while the previous generation was 27 degrees on the G550 for example. The slats are fixed. The high lift system is composed of components and just guides components are integrated in the thickness of the profile. The leading edge of the wing has a curvature continuous evolution, and profile of the wing varies from the root to the winglets.
The flight controls of the aircraft are all electric with no mechanical connection. The control surfaces are controlled by two hydraulic systems. Many airliners use electronic flight controls, but only the Dassault Falcon 7X has one. The G650 retains the same configuration of the G550 cockpit to get a common qualification.
The wing design was completed in 2006. Models were tested in wind tunnels with a total of 1,400 hours of testing planned before the end of 2008. A fuselage was built to perform a pressure test and tested until ultimate test pressure of 12 915kg / m². The G650 rolled under its own power for the first time on September 26, 2009. Deployment of a public ceremony was later held on 29 September 2009.Premier flight for the G650 held November 25, 2009.
The test for maximum speed service was conducted May 4, 2010 which is Mach 0.925. Gulfstream reported that August 26, 2010, the G650 has reached its maximum speed of Mach 0.995 during a dive.
Incidents and accidents

April 2, 2011, the prototype No. 2 G650 crashed after takeoff from the International Air Center Roswell, New Mexico, killing all four people on board (two pilots and two test engineers, all of Gulfstream ). The plane simulated a failure on one of its engines, touched the runway and caught fire o

Gulfstream G500
Gulfstream G550

View from the airplane
Role Civil air transport business
Builder General Dynamics
Crew 1-4
Commissioning 2004
Dimensionsgulfstream aerospace turbo commander gulfstream aerospace jetprop
Length 29.4 m
Span 28.5 m
Height 7.9 m
Mass and payload capacity
Max. vacuum 21.909 t
Max. take-off 41.277 t
Max. landing 34.156 t
Passengers 14-19
Engines 2 Rolls-Royce Deutschland BR710A2-20
Unit thrust 68.4 kN
Maximum cruise speed 904 km / h (Mach 0.85)
Maximum speed Mach 0.885 km / h
Autonomy 12 501 km
Cruising altitude 15 545 m
The Gulfstream G500 and G550 business jets are produced by the division Gulfstream Aerospace of General Dynamics , located in Savannah, Georgia . They are variations of the Gulfstream-V (GV).
Summary [ hide ]
A Gulfstream G550
2 Gulfstream G500
3 Military Versions
4 Specification of G500
5 See also
5.1 Related
Gulfstream G550

The Gulfstream G550 is an enhanced version of the GV SP. He arrived on the market in 2003 by bringing performance up. Its capacity is 6,750 nautical miles ( 12 501 km ), mainly due to aerodynamic improvements reducing drag. The Gulfstream 550 business jet is longer battery life with the world. This unit has a cockpit “Planeview” (that is to say, with four monitors Honeywell EFIS 21), an EVS (Enhanced Vision System), and an infrared camera that projects the image of the front view of a collimator head-high . The EVS allows the aircraft to land in visibility less time for other devices. This aircraft is different from Gulfstream-V by a seventh passenger window on both sides of the fuselage, and the exhaust valve square on the right side of the unit. On the Gulfstream V , this valve is round.
Its price is around $ 50 million, he is in possession of the famous actor Will Smith and a Russian billionaire named Valery Korotkov. The Navy has four G550 (known as C-37B) used for VIP transport.
The Gulfstream G550 is in direct competition with the Falcon 7X business, the Boeing Business Jet and the Bombardier Global Express .
Gulfstream G500

The G500, a variant of Gulfstream V was launched in 2002 and certified by the FAA (Federal Aviation Authority) in 2003. It entered service in 2004. On autonoime lower than the G550, it shares the outward appearance, as well as the cockpit. However, the G500 does not have EVS as standard equipment, but offers the option. The capacity of fuel tanks is less than that of G550 , allowing only autonomy of 5800 miles.
Military versions

C-37: Version transport and liasion used by armed forces americianes
G550 AEW: Modified by IAI in detection system and command airborne radar with a EL/M-2085
Specifications of G500 The first twin-engine business

By 1944 Ted R. Smith was considering the market of the post-Civil War. He noticed noticed that airlines lacked flexibility and that businessmen were leaving or travel in remote locations of airports served by regular airlines. It would therefore be a market for private aviation offering the comfort and security that could be expected in commercial aviation. The firm Douglas , who employed as project manager, not interested in the concept, Ted Smith founded in December 1944 in Culver City , California , Aero Engineering Co . Assisted by 14 other employees of Douglas , he launched December 21, 1944 early studies.
In July 1946 an outline of future aircraft (relatively close to those of the DB-7 which he had led the development) were established and implementation of tools for the construction of a prototype began. Associates of Ted R. Smith was still employed at Douglas , this construction was accomplished on their own time and were paid in share capital of Aero Engineering Co . It will take 52,000 hours (of which 32 000 studies) and U $ 175 000 to realize the prototype Model L-3805 which made ​​its first flight April 23, 1948. The performance of the device turned out as expected.
This first step accomplished, we had to find support industrial and financial support for mass production. Yet few people understood then the utility of such devices, which remained the market to create. Fortunately George Pew , engineer and pilot of Philadelphia , then the brothers Rufe and William Friends of Oklahoma City brought financial support necessary to conduct flight tests. Better, brothers Friends managed to get other people to Oklahoma City to invest in the project and certification CAA (6A1) could be obtained June 30, 1950. George Pew brothers and friends have decided to support the launch of production, the company was reorganized in September 1950. Become Aero Design and Engineering Company , she settled at Bethany , near Oklahoma City , in a warehouse of 2300 m² rented on Tulakes Airport (now Wiley Post Airport).
First Piston Aeroplane

The first Aero Commander 520 series left the assembly line August 25, 1951. It was his first flight two days later. The certification was obtained 6A1 January 30, 1952 and February 5, 1952 we recorded the first delivery, with delivery of No. 2 Chicago Tribune. 150 examples were built until 1954, then the Model 520 gave way to chains on Model 560 which 345 units were built. End of 1955 came the first Aero Commander 680 , supercharged version for a flight at higher altitudes which 700 units were built. In 1958 appeared the Model 500 , 560 economy version of which 789 copies will come out of the factory, and in 1962 the extended version Aero Commander 680FL Grand Commander . In 1955 the Aero Commander was considered quite on by the USAF for it to be retained for trips of President Dwight D. Eisenhower . The Air Force then ordered two Aero Commander 680 that were allocated to the requirements of the White House under the designation L-26C (and therefore sometimes received the code to Air Force One since 1953 attributed to all aircraft of the USAF aboard is the U.S. President). Beginning in 1958 came the Model 720 AltiCruiser , the first business jet pressurized world. Aero Design and Engineering Company in October 1960 became Commander Aero Inc. , a subsidiary of Rockwell Standard. Financial Capability Group Rockwell had a beneficial impact on the range: adoption of fuel injection, adoption of new engine nacelles, more streamlined. The new models are sold from a st March 1960: Aero Commander 500A , 500B , 560F and 680F .
Then turboprop

In early 1960 the Aero Commander was a popular business jet performance but a bit limited and Lycoming GSO-480 did not have a great reputation for reliability. But Beech Aircraft had just put on the market the King Air propeller turbines equipped Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A. Aero Commander will react a little late in adapting the new turboshaft AirResearch Garrett TPE-331 on the Grand Commander , to implement the Model 680T Turbo Commander , who made ​​his first flight in December 1964. Early 1965 Aero Commander Inc. turned in Aero Commander Division of Rockwell Standard Corp. to meet a need quick money to put into production the Turbo Commander , then qu’arrivaient on the market of new competitors: the new range of twin Cessna and the Piper Navajo . North American Aviation and Rockwell International in 1967 then merged to form North American Rockwell , and the Aero Commander Division turned into General Aviation Division of North American Rockwell .
Gulfstream and Rockwell Commander Jetprop

In 1973 North American Rockwell (directed by Willard Rockwell Sr ) and Rockwell Manufacturing Company (directed by Willard Rockwell Jr ) merged to form Rockwell International . With the death of Willard Rockwell Sr. (90 years!) in 1978 and the departure of his son, Willard Jr. the following year, Rockwell International about to separate quickly from any aeronautical activity, refocusing on its activities and supplies industrial automation . End of 1980 Rockwell International yielded to Gulfstream American ‘s General Aviation Division . In 1982 the United States were hit by the economic recession that struck the full force of the general aviation industry. After developing a final version of the twin-engine business, the Order Jetprop 1000 , ceased production of Gulfstream Twin Commander in 1985. The rights were then sold to Twin Commander Aircraft Corporation , who developed the program Renaissance Commander : The old appliances are dismantled, rebuilt first with many new elements. A lucrative market in the 1990s, the Aero Commander maintaining a beautiful coat of popularity. Twin Commander has also developed kits to repower older devices with TPE331-10 .
All models

Aero Engineering L-3805 [ modify ]
Prototype, built a single copy [NX/N1946], which first flew 23 April 1948. It is a single-engine high-wing monoplane of metal construction with retractable tricycle landing gear with a fuselage structure semimonocoque driven by two engines and six-cylinder boxer Lycoming O-435-A 190 hp .. Certified June 30, 1950 (6A1) to the maximum mass of 2085 kg, the aircraft could carry a pilot and five passengers. On 9 May 1951 the prototype took off at full load of Oklahoma City without his left propeller for a nonstop flight to Washington , DC. Dramatic proof of the reliability of the aircraft covered extensively by the press of the time. This unit is now on display in front of the static factory Aero Commander of Bethany.
Aero Commander 520
Certified January 31, 1952, the first production model. Very close to the prototype, it was led by Lycoming GO-435-C2B, 260 hp, the maximum mass from 2500 kg and 2580 kg in 1954. The number of seats was fixed at 7 (driver included) with a longer fuselage than 70 cm. The production was launched in late 1951 and 150 units were built until 1954. This aircraft was sold U $ 45,000 in 1951, U $ 66,000 in 1954. Three copies were bought by the US Army as YL-26 [52-6217/6219] for evaluation and renamed YU-9A in 1962.
Aero Commander 560
Certified May 28, 1954, differed from the Model 520 engines by Lycoming GO-480-B 295-hp for bringing the maximum weight 2720 kg. It was the first model to receive a drift through the roof. The wing, fuselage and the train were also the subject of structural changes. 80 units were built, including one delivered to the US Army as L-26A [55-3815]. (It has been argued that aircraft for Air America , but it crashed July 10, 1955 in Pennsylvania )
Aero Commander 560A
Similar to Model 560 , the 560A was powered by engines Lycoming GO-480-C1B6 engine nacelles in redesigned, with a longer fuselage than 25 cm and a new landing gear. This model was certified on 1 st July 1955. In 1956 the engines were replaced with Lycoming GO-480-G1B6. 99 units were built, including 13 L-26B for the USAF [55-4634/55-4646] become U-4A in 1962 and an L-26B [57-1791] to the US Army , renamed U-9B in 1962 .
Aero Comander 560E
Certified February 21, 1957, it was a Model 560A whose wing was lengthened by 81 cm by wing tip extensions, passing the authorized mass 2945 kg. Engines Lycoming GO-480-G1B6. 93 units were built.
Aero Commander 360
Experimental apparatus, a single, streamlined version of the Model 560E .
Aero Commander 560F gulfstream aerospace turbo commander gulfstream aerospace jetprop
Certified 8 February 1961, this model corresponded to the Aero Commander 680F (a wing so calculated for a maximum weight of 3625 kg) but with engines Lycoming IGO-540-B1A and a maximum takeoff weight reduced to 3400 kg.
Aero Commander 500
Lite-priced lines, this new model certified July 24, 1958 is actually an Aero Commander 560E re-engined with Lycoming O-540-A1A6 (A2B can) developing 230 hp at 2,575 r / min . The only changes were on the engine nacelles and landing gear. Certified July 24, 1958 (6A1) to the maximum mass of 2720 kg for six passengers, including driver, although the cell is calculated to 3400 kg.
Aero Commander 500A
Certified April 7, 1960, this new version of the Model 500 adopted injection engines Continental IO-470-M, causing changes in structure and design of the nacelles. The hydraulic system and landing gear also underwent some changes. This version was entitled to 2830 kg. First aircraft produced by Aero Commander Inc. , 99 units were built.
Aero Commander 500 B
Version of the Model 500A powered Lycoming IO-540-B1A5, allowed to take-off weight of 3060 kg and certified July 13, 1960. 217 units were built.
Aero Commander 500U
December 11, 1964 Model 500B was certified (in Utility category with the adoption of the wing Aero Commander 680F or 560F allowing a takeoff weight to 3625 kg.
Rockwell 500S Shrike Commander
Business Case Version Model 500U , which he was distinguished only by the layout of the cabin, equipped with a new heating system. The capacity of the luggage was Souge range from 160 to 225 kg and the access door to the cockpit separate from the cabin, available as an option since 1960, was standardized on this model which was certified March 15, 1968. This is the last Aero Commander to have been kept in production, not ceasing production in 1980. 56 Aero Commander 500U and S were built.
Aero Commander 680

Aerocommander 680
A new certification (2A4) was issued December 14, 1955 in this Aero Commander 560A -Powered compressed Lycoming GSO-480-A1A6 (B1A6-from 1957) which was the maximum allowable weight of 3170 kg. 254 units were built, including two L-26C [55-4647/4648] for the USAF for presidential trips and short distances. The L-26C ( U-9C from 1962) was at once the smallest ‘ Air Force One ‘and the first aircraft to receive the blue and white livery has since become familiar. President Dwight D. Eisenhower made ​​his first trip on that plane 3 June 1955. The Air Force purchased four additional aircraft [56-4023/4026] for general movements and the US Army took into account four RL-26D [57-6183/6184 and 58-5512/5513] equipped with radar to target side [SLAR]. Renamed RU-9D in 1962, both being transferred to the Navy . The US Army also bought as NL-26D / NU-9D civilian aircraft [N6856S/57-6531].
Aero Comander 680E
The Model 680 was allowed (2A4) at 3400 kg take-off from 19 June 1958. 100 units were built.
Aero Commander 720 AltiCruizer
Pressurized version of the Model 680E , certified December 5, 1958 (2A4). This is the first pressurized aircraft noncommercial copies only have been built certifié.13 (U $ 183,750). Two Lycoming GSO-480B-1A6 of 3540 c.
Aero Commander 680F
First model of the range Aero Commander 680 receiving injection engines, which caused as the Model 500A newly designed nacelles and a modification of the landing gear. This version was certified August 23, 1960 with a maximum takeoff weight of 3625 kg and Lycoming IGSO-540-B1A. 126 units were built.
Aero Comander 680FP
Pressurized version of the former appeared in 1961. 26 units were built.
Aero Commander 680FL Grand Commander
The fuselage of the Model 680F was lengthened by a section of 1.12 m forward of the wing main spar and a section of 76 cm behind. The horizontal stabilizer was also enlarged. This version, the first flight on December 29, 1962 was certified on 24 May 1963 at 3200 kg, maximum weight increased to 3850 kg in 1964. 157 units were built until 1969, Grand Commander is the designation adopted in 1965.
Rockwell Commander 690A
Type Twin-engine business
Engine 2 Garrett AiResearch TPE331-5-251K 700 hp
Span 14.22 m
Length 13.52 m
Height 4.56 m
Wing area 24.7 m 2
Number of seats 1 +7
Empty weight 2778 kg
Maximum mass 4560 kg
Cruising speed 465 km / h
Maximum speed ( VNE ) 528 km / h
Rate of climb 868 m / min m / s
Maximum range 1370 km
Pressurized Aero Commander Grand Commander 680FLP
Pressurized version of 680FL Grand Commander certified 8 October 1964. 37 units were built, renamed Courser Commander in 1967.
Aero Commander 680T Turbo Commander
Turbopropulsée version of 680FL Grand Commander who first flew 31 December 1964 and was certified May 15, 1965 with Garrett AiResearch TPE331-29A 575 hp and a maximum takeoff weight of 3850 kg. The cell was identical to Model 680FL , but in 1966 this model was recertified to 4050 kg with TPE331-43, new propellers, structural changes and the removal of wing extensions. 56 units were built
Aero Commander 680V Turbo Commander
Evolution of the Model 680T with a maximum takeoff weight of 4260 kg, resulting in an overall strengthening of the structure of the device. Also the sound was reinforced cabin, the landing gear doors changed, and the design of the cabin windows and the front tip. This model was certified June 13, 1967. 36 units were built.
Rockwell Commander 680W Turbo II
Certified 5 February 1968, it is a 680W with TPE331-43BL turboprops of 605 hp, a larger cabin windows and a weather radar. Later became Commander Hawk , it was built in 46 copies.
Rockwell Turbo Commander 681
This new version of Model 680W certified March 20, 1969 was distinguished by a new pressurization system for air sampling on a turboprop, the previous system is hydraulic. Briefly marketed as Commander Hawk , it was built in 72 copies.
Rockwell Turbo Commander 690
Evolution of the Model 681 , the first flight on March 3, 1969, certified July 19, 1971 with TPE331-5-251K to the maximum mass of 4465 kg. The wing was lengthened by 76 cm by expansion of the central section, the capacity of the luggage compartment was increased to 270 kg and enlarged rudder. 541 Model 690 (all models) were built.
Rockwell Commander 685
Certified September 17, 1971, is equipped with a Rockwell 690 piston engines Continental GTSIO-520 with non-reversible three-bladed Hartzell constant speed. Maximum authorized mass was limited to 4075 kg. 66 units were built.
Rockwell Turbo Commander 690A
This model differed from Rockwell 690 by increasing the differential pressurization (4.2 to 5.25) to raise the maximum altitude of 7620 m cruising at 9450 m, defrosting the windshield, the wing and tail being so standardized. Certified April 25, 1973, the Model 690A is distinguished externally from earlier versions in a drift and an extended tail cone of longer fuselage.
Rockwell Turbo Commander 690B
Slight modernization of the Model 690A certified October 5, 1976 with maximum operating weights and a larger redevelopment of the cabin allowing the carriage of 10 passengers.
Rockwell Turbo Commander 690C
Serious overhaul of the Model 690B which was certified September 7, 1979: TPE331-5-254K causing the propellers Dowty Rotol wing extended by 76 cm of additional salmon, with lowered empty weight of 3965-3835 kg, number of seats increased from 10 to 11, structural tanks outside the engine nacelles, fuel capacity from 1400 to 1555 liters, new drawing engine nacelles, expanded luggage compartment volume, …
Rockwell Turbo Commander 690D
Redesign of the Model 690C to operate at higher masses and higher elevations, with a slight bonus relifting fuselage. Certified December 2, 1981.
Rockwell 695
Model 690C team TPE331-10-501K certified 1 st November 1979.
Rockwell 695A
Certified April 30, 1981 is equipped with a Model 690D TPE331-10-501K.
Rockwell 695B
February 15, 1984 is a certified Model 695A with TPE331-10-511K with a maximum authorized mass changes from 5095 to 5345 kg thanks to new structural reinforcements.
Gulfstream Jetprop 1000
Type Twin-engine business
Engine 2 Garrett AiResearch TPE331-10-501K 980-hp
Span 15.89 m
Length 13.10 m
Height 4.55 m
Wing area 26.0 m 2
Number of seats 1 +10
Empty weight 3307 kg
Maximum mass 5 080 kg
Cruising speed 474 km / h
Maximum speed ( VNE ) 571 km / h
Ceiling 10 670
Rate of climb 854 m / min m / s
Maximum range 2430/3590 km
Jetprop Gulfstream 840
Appeared in 1979, upon redemption of the General Aviation Division of Rockwell by Gulfstream is a Rockwell 690 equipped with TPE331-5 of 840 hp. 136 built.
Jetprop Gulfstream 900
Same as 840 Jetprop , but benefiting from the inside of the refurbished Jetprop 1000 . 42 built.
Jetprop Gulfstream 980
Developed parallel to Jetprop 840 , but with TPE331-10 to 980 hp. 84 built.
Gulfstream Jetprop 1000 [ modify ]
Interior refurbishment of 980 Jetprop able to carry up to 10 passengers. 107 units were built.
Gulfstream Jetprop 1200 [ modify ]
A prototype.

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