Gulfstream G200 sets records
A Gulfstream G200 business jet recently set two city- pair speed records.
A Gulfstream G200 recently set two city-pair
speed records, Savannah to Keflavik
and Keflavik to
The Gulfstream G200 was flown by international demonstration
captains Erik Kauber and Nicholas Rose, also on the flight were flight attendant
Jeanette Brewer and four passengers. The aircraft took off from Savannah on 13 September taking 6 hours and 28 minutes to
reach Keflavik in Iceland.
Later that day the same crew and passengers
continued from Keflavik to Vnukovo in Russia, this
flight taking 4 hours 16 minutes.
The National Aeronautic Association (NAA)
confirmed the flights as U.S.
records and forwarded the figures to the Federation Aeronautique Internationale
(FAI) in Switzerland
for approval as world records.
Since the delivery of the first G200 in
January 2000, the aircraft has amassed 12 city-pair speed records.