Record breaking time for G550 between Savannah and Viracopos Campinas in Brazil
A Gulfstream G550 takes 8 hours 29 minutes to fly 7,212 km setting fast time record in August
On 8 August, the aircraft took off from the
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport at 7:56 a.m. local time with 11
passengers and one flight attendant on board and international captains Eric
Parker and Anthony Briotta in the cockpit.
The G550 landed 8 hours and 28 minutes later
at the Viracopos-Campinas
having flown 3,894 nm (7,212 km) at an average cruise speed of 519 mph (835
The G550 has set more than 50 city-pair
speed records since it entered service in 2003.