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

The 
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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