Grumman Gulfstream I

infobox Aircraft
name = Gulfstream I
type = Business aircraft
manufacturer = Grumman




caption = A USCG VC-4A "Gulfstream I" in flight, 1964
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first flight = August 14, 1958
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retired =
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produced =
number built = 200
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variants with their own articles = Grumman Gulfstream II

Grumman Gulfstream I is an American twin turboprop business aircraft. It first flew on August 14, 1958.

History

The United States military version for this plane is the C-4 Academe. The TC-4 is a version with added instruments and navigation. It was used by US Navy for bombadier/navigator training for the A-6 Intruder. A VC-4A variant was flown by the United States Coast Guard as an executive transport until the early 1980s. It was later used as a logistics and long-range command and control aircraft until 2001. [cite web | title=U. S. Coast Guard Aircraft Types list | publisher=USCG web site | url=http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/history/AircraftTypeIndex.html | accessdate=2006-12-27 ]

pecifications

:Wingspan: 23.9 m:Length: 19.4 m:Height: 6.8 m:Wing area: 56.7 m²:Empty wt: 9,930 kg:Takeoff wt: 15,920 kg:Max speed: 648 km:Cruise speed: 575 km:Landing speed: 135 km:Ceiling: 10,670 m:Climbing rate: 9.7 m/s:Takeoff roll: 635 m:Landing roll: 460 m:Range: 3780 km:Crew: 2:Payload: 10 - 24 passengers:Engines: 2 x Rolls-Royce plc Dart Mk 529 turboprop @ 2078 hp each

Operators

Civilian Operators

In August 2006 a total of 44 Grumman Gulfstream I aircraft remain in service. The major operator is Phoenix Air in the United States with 13 aircraft. Some 19 other airlines also operate the type. [Flight International, 3-9 October 2006]

Military Operators

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** United States Coast Guard
** US Navy

ee also

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* Grumman Gulfstream II
* Gulfstream III
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* Beechcraft King Air
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* List of active military aircraft of the United States
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References


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