Routes in the sky swathed in lux­ury

Avion Luxury International Airport Magazine - - JETS -

Tra­jec­to­ries, routes, points of ex­change. Today the sky looks like a grid pat­tern. Yes, but a cage of free­dom, in which trav­ellers, tourists and busi­ness­men move at pre­vi­ously un­think­able speeds, con­nect­ing up the four cor­ners of a large, but in­creas­ingly small, world. In the eter­nal race against time. Climb­ing on­board the new Gulf­stream G600, fre­quent fly­ers will ap­pre­ci­ate the sav­ing of more than 50 hours of travel time over the year com­pared to other air­craft on the mar­ket thanks to the power the Pratt & Whit­ney en­gines, which are ca­pa­ble of pro­duc­ing a speed of Mach 0.85 and range of 6,500 nau­ti­cal miles/12,038 kilo­me­tres, and a greater range/sav­ing at Mach 0.90. All in to­tal safety thanks to the in­no­va­tive Gulf­stream Sym­me­try Flight Deck ™ with ac­tive con­trol side­sticks and touch-screen avion­ics in­ter­faces, EVS - En­hanced Vi­sion Sys­tem, which boosts the res­o­lu­tion of the in­frared sen­sor, and Syn­thetic Vi­sion Sys­tem, which pro­duces ar­ti­fi­cial im­ages of ter­rain, ob­sta­cles, run­ways and ap­proaches on the pri­mary flight dis­play. It of­fers the best in com­fort and ef­fi­ciency, with wooden in­serts, er­gonomic seats, shower and gal­ley; the cabin de­sign is har­mo­nious, sound-proof, lu­mi­nous, and avail­able in ten dif­fer­ent op­tions - for work­ing, eat­ing, re­lax­ing. It has re­li­able in­ter­net con­nec­tiv­ity and wide cov­er­age on Ka-band tech­nol­ogy (up to 15 Mbps or al­most 5 time faster) for live stream­ing, dis­play­ing doc­u­ments or watch­ing a favourite film. Streak­ing over the clouds at 562 mph (cruise speed) thanks to the pow­er­ful Rolls-Royce BR710A2-20 tur­bo­fans is the Bom­bardier Global 6000, equipped with very ad­vanced Rock­well Collins Pro Line Fu­sion avion­ics, and Global Vi­sion Flight Deck (HUD), with 15.1 inch (di­ag­o­nal) dis­plays, ad­vanced graph­ics, op­ti­mized con­trols for cor­rect, safe flight, Mul­tiscan weather radar, cock­pit with brushed metal­lic con­trols and car­bon fi­bre ac­cents, and er­gonomic seats with dou­ble stitched leather. A stylis­tic con­tin­uum that blends per­fectly with the rest of the large, and bright cabin, which fea­tures arm­chairs and so­fas in pale cream leather. It also of­fers all the lat­est tech­nolo­gies for con­nec­tion to cur­rent and fu­ture elec­tronic de­vices, such as Ap­ple TVTM, Chrome­castTM, Blu-ray DVD play­ers and SonyTM Playsta­tion 4TM. With greater width, higher arm­rests and sculpted back­rest, the seats al­low pas­sen­gers to en­joy a plea­sur­able ex­pe­ri­ence, es­pe­cially on a long-haul trip, whether travel is for pure en­ter­tain­ment or to con­tinue work­ing even when in the air. This cosy en­vi­ron­ment is di­vided into three zones, with gal­ley be­tween the cock­pit and pas­sen­ger cabin, peace­ful aft state­room with large win­dows in­fus­ing light and pri­vate cabin at the rear with pri­vate bath­room and shower. It is, in­stead, the tech­no­log­i­cal know-how in aero­dy­nam­ics and struc­tural de­sign based on mil­i­tary ex­per­tise (fight­ers) be­hind the Das­sault Fal­con 2000LXS, which, al­though pow­ered by two Pratt & Whit­ney Canada PW308C tur­bo­fans (7,000 pounds each; range: 4,000 nm -7,410 km Mach 0.80 with six pas­sen­gers), sur­prises for its quiet­ness and the

stylised el­e­gance of a spa­cious cabin that is able to hold ten pas­sen­gers and is equipped with an ap­pli­ca­tion to con­trol en­ter­tain­ment, win­dow shades, light­ing and tem­per­a­ture. The in­te­rior space, which of­fers flex­i­bil­ity in the choice of fit­tings, is ideal for host­ing groups for meet­ings (at high al­ti­tude, with max­i­mum pro­duc­tiv­ity even in ar­eas of the world very far from the place of de­par­ture), thanks to ad­vanced con­nec­tiv­ity and the new Rock­well Collins Fal­con Cabin HD+ man­age­ment sys­tem with HD dis­play on mon­i­tors of up to 22 inches and wire­less con­trol func­tions from any point on the air­craft and from any Ap­ple iOS de­vices. Aero­dy­namic re­search and the de­sign of the larger, squared wing, which op­ti­mises sta­bil­ity and ef­fi­ciency at high speeds, can be seen in its performance at chal­leng­ing air­ports and in the flex­i­bil­ity of the air­craft to per­form a steep ap­proach (at, for ex­am­ple, London City, Lugano), land and take off on short run­ways (di­rectly at 41,000 feet/12,497 me­tres in just 20 min­utes), and to fly dis­tances that are im­pos­si­ble for many. This is due to its ro­bust struc­ture, ma­noeu­vra­bil­ity, safety and op­er­at­ing costs far su­pe­rior to any other busi­ness jet. On typ­i­cal in­ter­con­ti­nen­tal flights with­out stops be­tween cities such as Paris and New York (at a cruise speed of 508 mph and a range of 4,603 miles), Sin­ga­pore and Syd­ney or Mau­ri­tius, the en­gines pro­duce 40% less emis­sions that other sim­i­lar jets. The in­te­rior de­sign has been rev­o­lu­tionised by trans­form­ing the

style fea­tures into a de­sign sim­i­lar to that of a mo­tor-yacht on the Em­braer - Lin­eage 1000E, which of­fers the ver­sa­til­ity of five cabin ar­eas and a myr­iad of con­fig­u­ra­tions, with spa­ces de­signed like a home away from home. Five dif­fer­ent de­sign con­cepts char­ac­terise the in­te­rior: ma­hogany, brass and leather, like a su­pery­acht (The Sky­acht One); ex­pan­sive win­dows to in­fuse light (The Ky­oto Air­ship); bleached wood, Euro­pean fab­rics, sad­dle-stitched leather and English wool, onyx and en­graved horn (Skyranch); fur­nish­ings that evoke the art of 1930s Man­hat­tan (The Man­hat­tan); and the glitzy glam­our of gold-toned bar stools, tufted di­vans and mar­ble-toned walls (The Hol­ly­wood). The busi­ness jet has rein­vented it­self and is trans­formed into a liv­ing room, of­fer­ing unique, cus­tomised de­sign ac­cord­ing to in­di­vid­ual needs - din­ing, work­ing, re­lax­ation, sleep­ing - but al­ways, how­ever, with spa­cious well-equipped cab­ins, a large bed and shower area (mas­ter suite op­tional), food and drinks ser­vice, the largest bag­gage com­part­ment ac­ces­si­ble in flight of any ex­ec­u­tive jet, the tech­nol­ogy of Honey­well Ova­tion® Se­lect, the cabin man­age­ment sys­tem with a wide range of en­ter­tain­ment, and the Honey­well Primus Epic in­te­grated avion­ics sys­tem for flight con­trol and com­mu­ni­ca­tion and fly-by-wire sys­tem. GE tur­bo­fans with ex­cel­lent fuel ef­fi­ciency and mod­u­lar de­sign. The sky is truly the limit. Like lux­ury. You just have to choose the right jet.

A sin­is­tra. La nuova cab­ina Premier dei jets Global 6000 di Bom­bardier con in­terni con­tem­po­ranei dall'alta ar­ti­gianal­ità di lusso. In questa pag­ina a de­stra. Il G600 di Gulf­stream. I suoi in­terni of­frono ampie cab­ine e com­fort con nu­merose opzioni di con­fig­u­razione. Left. The all-new Premier cabin of the Global 6000 jets by Bom­bardier with con­tem­po­rary in­te­rior from the high-end crafts­man­ship in lux­ury. On this page, at right. The G600 by Gulf­stream. Its in­te­ri­ors of­fer wide cab­ins and com­fort, with a mul­ti­tude of con­fig­u­ra­tion op­tions.

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