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Gulfstream G700 Sets City Pair Speed Record

The newest and largest aircraft in Gulfstream's fleet, the Gulfstream G700, has set its first-ever city-pair speed records from Savannah to Doha, Qatar, and then from Doha to Paris.The G700 production test aircraft connected Savannah to Doha, a distance of 6,711 nautical miles, at an average speed of Mach 0.88 in 13 hours and 16 minutes. The aircraft then set another city-pair record from Doha to Paris, flying 2,953 nm in 6 hours and 15 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.90.Gulfstream fueled the G700 with a blend of sustainable aviation fuel on its flight from Savannah to Doha. Carbon offsets are being applied for both flights."These were the first international flights for the G700, and it performed exceptionally well, setting two new records in the process," said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. "Not only did the aircraft prove its speed and distance capabilities, the fully outfitted cabin is also receiving rave reviews with its impressive cabin size, environment, quality and flexibility."The G700 cabin can be configured for up to five living areas with options for an ultragalley with 10 feet of counter space; a dedicated crew space; an entertainment and presentation area; six-place conference and dining area; and a grand suite with a shower. The cabin also boasts the lowest altitude and 20 panoramic oval windows.
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