Gulfstream G500 vs Global 5000 vs Falcon 7X

What are the pros and cons of the Gulfstream G500 compared to Bombardier's Global 5000 and Dassault's Falcon 7X? Learn how three of Business Aviation's heavy-weight contenders fare in Mike Chase's latest Jets Comparison...

Mike Chase  |  01st November 2019
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    How do the Gulfstream G500Bombardier Global 5000 and Dassault Falcon 7X compare? Mike Chase analyses the performance of these three Ultra-Long-Range business jet competitors…
     
    Over the following paragraphs we’ll consider key productivity parameters (including payload, range, speed and cabin size). In a direct comparison, which jet has the highest speed? Is aircraft speed the next paradigm shift? We’ll consider the answer and assess the pros and cons of these large jets for sale.
     
    Gulfstream G500
     
    Making its service entry in 2018, the Gulfstream G500 replaces the G450 in Gulfstream’s product line. According to Gulfstream, the G500 has a top speed of 0.925 Mach and is powered by a pair of Pratt & Whitney Canada PW814GA engines, each producing 15,144lbst.
     
    The new jet can reach a maximum altitude of 51,000 feet and becomes the first non-military aircraft to be equipped with active side-stick control technology.
      
    Bombardier Global 5000

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    Bombardier Global 5000 aircraft made its entry into service in 2005 but traces its roots to the Global Express which was the second Ultra-Long-Range & Large-Cabin business jet to be produced. The Global 5000 offers operators the advantage of a comparably short take-off and landing performance.


    Gulfstream G500 Private Jet In-Flight
    How much do the jets cost?
    Gulfstream G500
    $46.5 m
    Bombardier Global 5000
    $50.4 m
    Dassault Falcon 7X
    $53.8 m
    What is the payload?
    Gulfstream G500
    5,250 lbs
    Bombardier Global 5000
    7,139 lbs
    Dassault Falcon 7X
    4,400 lbs
    How many Passengers
    Gulfstream G500
    14
    Bombardier Global 5000
    13
    Dassault Falcon 7X
    12
    What is the range?
    Gulfstream G500
    5,292 nm
    Bombardier Global 5000
    5,475 nm
    Dassault Falcon 7X
    5,760 nm
    What's the long range cruising speed
    Gulfstream G500
    488 knots
    Bombardier Global 5000
    470 knots
    Dassault Falcon 7X
    459 knots
    What's the cost per hour
    Gulfstream G500
    US$3,423
    Bombardier Global 5000
    US$3,197
    Dassault Falcon 7X
    US$2,901

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    Mike Chase

    Editor, Aircraft Comparisons

    Michael Chase owns Chase & Associates, an aviation consulting firm specialized in industry product and market research in the Commercial & Business Aviation sectors.

    With over five decades of extensive experience, Michael has worked as a director of special projects for JETNET, LLC; served as Senior Management Consultant for Sabre Holding; and was Director of Market & Sales Research for Gulfstream Aerospace, leading sales and product research, including feasibility and viability studies.


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