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Inside Elon Musk’s new US$78 million Gulfstream G700 and features

Elon Musk’s private jet fleet: $78 million Gulfstream G700

Meet the G700, a $75 million Qatar Airways business jet and its specifications.

Elon Musk is highly renowned for his creativity and investments in technological advancements. But he recently ordered a high-end Gulfstream G700 private jet, a brand-new model. Early 2023 is the delivery window. He recently paid $44 billion for Twitter, which is currently trending for his new private plane.

Up to 19 passengers can board this aircraft, which has the largest cabin in the history of the Gulfstream fleet and has a maximum flying altitude of 51000 feet. The most recent cost of this opulent plane is up to $78 million.

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Meet the G700, a $75 million Qatar Airways business jet and its specifications.

Courtesy: Gulfstream G700

The G700 has a range of up to 7,500 nautical miles or enough distance to travel nonstop from Austin to Hong Kong, according to the Gulfstream website. It boasts two restrooms, two Rolls-Royce engines, large oval windows, and a Wi-Fi system of its own.

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Gulfstream G700 and G800 earn EASA certification(Opens in a new browser tab)

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Currently own four private jets, one of which is a Glufsteram G 650 that sparked discussion on social media after being tracked by a Twitter user. Elon Musk asked him to remove the tracking and also made a generous offer of cash. But for him, it didn’t work out. Therefore, it is likely that he is currently updating his fleet and programming codes for flight data records that are hidden from users of the public internet.

ALL-NEW GULFSTREAM G800 MAKES FIRST FLIGHT.(Opens in a new browser tab)

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Meet the G700, a $75 million Qatar Airways business jet and its specifications.

The G700 has a range of up to 7,500 nautical miles or enough distance to travel nonstop from Austin to Hong Kong, according to the Gulfstream website. It boasts two restrooms, two Rolls-Royce engines, large oval windows, and a Wi-Fi system of its own.

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Elon Musk started using a new program that blocks jet tracking after the man who follows his plane wouldn’t take his Twitter account down(Opens in a new browser tab)

Currently own four private jets, one of which is a Gulfstream G 650 that sparked discussion on social media after being tracked by a Twitter user. Elon Musk asked him to remove the tracking and also made a generous offer of cash. But for him, it didn’t work out. Therefore, it is likely that he is currently updating his fleet and programming codes for flight data records that are hidden from users of the public internet.

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Meet the G700, a $75 million Qatar Airways business jet and its specifications.

Courtesy: Gulfstream

This jet’s operation is both difficult and expensive. The important factors affecting the jet’s costs are its fuel consumption and engine overhaul.

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In addition to its high initial cost, operating the G700 can be expensive. According to Liberty Jet, flying the jet for 400 hours can result in operating costs of about US$3.5 million. According to the aviation website, the most expensive components of running the plane are fuel and engine maintenance.

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THE GULFSTREAM G700 SETS INTERNATIONAL CITY-PAIR SPEED RECORDS FOR THE FIRST TIME.

Gulfstream G700

According to Bloomberg, the new design is the “extended” version of the G650 and attempts to compete in size with the Bombardier 7500. According to Gulfstream, it is eight meters (25 feet) tall and 33 meters (109 feet) long.

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The little but mighty G700 can travel nonstop from Singapore in Asia to San Francisco in the US because to its range of 13,900 km (7,500 nautical miles). According to the aforementioned Gulfstream spec sheet, the G700’s cruise speed is Mach 0.925.

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Let us know in the comments what you think of Elon Musk’s new Gulfstream G700.

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He is an aviation journalist and the founder of Jetline Marvel. Dawal gained a comprehensive understanding of the commercial aviation industry.  He has worked in a range of roles for more than 9 years in the aviation and aerospace industry. He has written more than 1700 articles in the aerospace industry. When he was 19 years old, he received a national award for his general innovations and holds the patent. He completed two postgraduate degrees simultaneously, one in Aerospace and the other in Management. Additionally, he authored nearly six textbooks on aviation and aerospace tailored for students in various educational institutions. jetlinem4(at)gmail.com

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