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The Gulfstream G500 is a top-of-the-line business jet aircraft produced by General Dynamics' Gulfstream Aerospace unit, based in Savannah, Georgia. Introduced into service in 2018, the G500 is a shorter-range version of the G550, boasting incredible performance capabilities.

In terms of speed and altitude, the Gulfstream G500 flies higher and faster than most current or known future competitors. Its economy cruise speed of 566 knots is the new standard for most next-generation large-cabin business aircraft, as well as new long-range Airbuses and Boeings. The G500 also has a lower fuel capacity than the G550, but still boasts an impressive range of up to 5,800 nautical miles.

Designed for customers who require the reliability of the G550 but neither the range nor the level of interior customization, the G500 can fly nonstop between some of the world's busiest cities, including Seattle and Seoul, Los Angeles and London, or Montreal and Montevideo. Even on the longest trips, which take less than 10.5 hours to complete, the G500 consumes less fuel than any other business aircraft cruising at 566 knots.

The Gulfstream G500 is powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW800 Pure Power turbofans, engines that share their cores with the new hyper-efficient Pratt & Whitney geared turbofans designed for commercial jetliners. This makes it the first pure Gulfstream in over half a century to be powered by engines not made by Rolls-Royce.

The G500's exterior dimensions are impressive, with a height of 25 feet and 6 inches, a wingspan of 86 feet and 3 inches, and a length of 91 feet and 2 inches. The interior is equally impressive, with a cabin height of 6 feet and 4 inches, a cabin width of 7 feet and 11 inches, a cabin length of 41 feet and 6 inches, and a cabin volume of 1,715 cubic feet.

The Gulfstream G500 can accommodate up to 18 passengers and has a crew of two. It has a maximum takeoff weight of 76,850 pounds, a maximum landing weight of 64,350 pounds, and an operating weight of 46,600 pounds. The G500 also has an impressive payload useful of 30,650 pounds and a maximum payload of 5,500 pounds.

In terms of range, the G500 has a normal range of 5,000 nautical miles and a max range of 5,200 nautical miles. It has a service ceiling of 51,000 feet and a takeoff distance of 5,300 feet. The G500 also has a balanced field length of 5,385 feet and a landing distance of 3,100 feet.

The Gulfstream G500 is equipped with Gulfstream Symmetry avionics and powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW814GA engines. As of October 2019, 32 Gulfstream G500 aircraft have been built. The G500 is a high-end business jet that offers unparalleled performance, comfort, and style, the average price of a Gulfstream G500 for sale is $39,950,000.