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GRUMMAN Gulfstream I

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Name Gulfstream I
Manufacturer GRUMMAN
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
Type code L2T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

GRUMMAN Gulfstream 1
GRUMMAN TC-4 Academe
GRUMMAN G-159 Gulfstream 1
GRUMMAN VC-4 Gulfstream 1

GRUMMAN Gulfstream I

GRUMMAN Gulfstream I GRUMMAN Gulfstream I 3D


Grumman Gulfstream I (company designation G-159) is a twin turboprop business aircraft. It first flew on August 14, 1958.

Technical Data

Wing span 23.93 m78.51 ft <br />
Length 19.43 m63.747 ft <br />
Height 6.93 m22.736 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x Rolls-Royce Dart 529 turboprop, 2,190 shp (1,630 kW) each.
Engine model Rolls-Royce Dart

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 250 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 1280 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.43 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 850 m
MTOW 1630016,300 kg <br />16.3 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL300 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 22002,200 nm <br />4,074,400 m <br />4,074.4 km <br />13,367,454.078 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving G159

None on SKYbrary