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C-37A (Gulfstream V) and C-37B (Gulfstream 550)

 
Description
Provide world-wide airlift for senior leadership and dignitaries.
 
Features
Gulfstream V is an all-weather, long-range, high speed aircraft powered by two Rolls-Royce BR 710-A2 turbofan engines with thrust reversers. The aircraft has an executive compartment with accommodations for six passengers and a staff compartment with accommodations for eight passengers. A walk-in baggage area of 226 cubic feet is fully pressurized and accessible from the cabin. The C-37A aircraft is operated by Fleet Logistics Support Wing Detachment at Hickam Air Force Base, Honolulu, Hawaii.



The Gulfstream 550 is an all-weather, long-range, high speed aircraft powered by two Rolls-Royce BR710-C4 turbofan engines equipped with thrust reversers. One C-37B has an executive compartment with accommodations for six passengers and a staff compartment with accommodations for eight passengers. Other C-37Bs have an executive compartment with accommodations for four passengers and a staff compartment with accommodations for eight passengers. All C-37Bs have a walk-in baggage area of 226 cubic feet is fully pressurized and accessible from the cabin.



C-37B aircraft are operated by Fleet Logistics Support Squadron One (VR-1) at Naval Air Facility, Andrews Air Force Base, Washington, DC.



Throughout its life, both the C-37A and C-37B aircraft have been operated and commercially supported by the Navy using Navy and FAA processes, procedures and certifications. It continues to be maintained commercially at all levels of maintenance and relies on commercially available components and equipment to support airworthiness.

 
Point Of Contact
Naval Air Systems Command
Public Affairs Department
47123 Buse Road, Unit IPT
Bldg. 2272, Suite 075
Patuxent River, MD 20670-5440
(301)757-1487
 
General Characteristics
Contractor: CLS - Gulfstream.
Unit Cost: New G550 - $64 Million.
Propulsion: GV - (2) Rolls Royce BR 710-A2 turbofan engines equipped with thrust reversers. G550 - (2) Rolls Royce BR 710-C4 turbofan engines equipped with thrust reversers.
Length: (Nose to Tail) GV 96.5 feet (29.41m) / G550 96.5 feet (29.41m).
Height: (Tail Height) GV 25.10 feet (7.65m) / G550 25.10 feet (7.65m).
Wingspan: GV 93.6 feet (28.53m) / G550 93.6 feet (28.53 m)
Weight: Max. gross, take-off - GV 90,500 lbs. (41,050 kg) / G550 91,000 lbs. (41,276 kg)
Airspeed: 0.885 Mach. (both GV and G550)
Range: GV - Max (varies with passengers) 5,800nm (10.741 km) / G550 - Max (varies with passengers) 6,750nm (12,501 km)
Crew: Pilot, Co-Pilot and Crew chief, flight attendant and/or loadmaster added as required. Crewed by USMC/USN Reserves.
 
Last Update: 17 February 2009