The Contrails: Aircraft, Weapons Systems: C-37A Gulfstream V
By Public Affairs staff, U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs
/ Published August 12, 2016
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY --
Manufacturer: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.
Function: Special Air Missions
Service Date: 1998
Speed: 600 mph
Production: 191 Inventory: 9
Commentary: Capable of cruise operations from 41,000 to
51,000 feet. Includes enhanced weather radar, autopilot and
ultra-modern heads up display. Equipped with both
commercial and military communications equipment to
provide both secure and non-secure communication ability.