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IAI Astra

Private Aircraft Charters on the IAI Astra – History and Highlights

Charter Flight Group offers a vast selection of charter private aircraft for your private air travel to and from domestic and worldwide destinations. One example is the mid-sized Astra business jet manufactured by Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI). These distinctive twin-engine turbo-fan powered business jets have been in regular use since the mid-1980s, mainly for VIP corporate private aircraft charters, and several are currently in use by the U.S. Air National Guard for transport and medevac duties. The private air travel you arrange with Charter Flight Group on the transcontinental Astra jet aircraft offers range, speed and comfort. The Astra’s small but roomy cabin features a forward
galley with cold storage capability, full-width aft lavatory and a skylight window to add illumination in daylight hours. The Astra charter private aircraft has an interior measuring 4.8 feet wide by 17 feet long, and a massive amount of headroom (5.6 feet) compared with other mid-sized business jets. The Astra SPX was renamed Gulfstream G100 when its design was acquired by Gulfstream Aerospace. The airframes are still built by IAI and flown to the U.S. for refitting of the aircraft’s interior.

IAI Astra Specifications

There are three Astra variants available for private aircraft charters, each featuring twin Honeywell TFE731 engines. The Astra 1125, introduced in 1985, supports private air travel with a crew of 2 and can accommodate 6 to 9 passengers. Astra SP business jets were introduced in 1990 with aerodynamic wings and a redesigned airframe, a longer range (maximum of 2,780 nautical miles), and support for private air charters with a crew of 2 and up to 7 passengers. In 1994, IAI improved upon the Astra SP by building the Astra SPX with modified engines to increase the aircraft’s range to nearly 3,000nm, the addition of drag-reducing winglets, and an upgraded avionics system. The Astra SPX business jet also supports a crew of 2, can carry up to 7 passengers, and can sustain a cruise speed of 0.82 Mach. Contact Charter Flight Group for faster, higher and farther private air travel on the Astra. Relax or hold a business meeting during your flight. Your private aircraft charter in the Astra will take you anywhere you need to go in comfort.
Other specifications of the Astra SPX include:
  • Passengers: 7
  • Altitude: Up to 45,000 feet
  • Range: 2,954nm (4 passengers); 2,286nm (7 passengers)
  • Long-range cruising speed: 432kts (497mph)
  • Pressurized: Yes
  • Lavatory: Full
  • Initial rate of climb: 3,805 ft/min
  • Fuel capacity: 1,366 US gallons (9,345 lbs)
  • Baggage capacity: 45 lbs (internal); 370 lbs (external)

Charter Private Air on The IAI Astra – Summary

With only a few hours notice, Charter Flight Group can provide access to the Astra along with a vast selection of the newest and safest charter aircraft available. We do not own or operate any aircraft. Instead, we provide the highest quality service to get you to your destination efficiently and safely. Avoid unnecessary layovers and too many connecting stops by booking your private air travel charter today with Charter Flight Group. All of our carefully-selected global partners for private aircraft charters are required to meet the stringent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 135 standards for aviation operation, aircraft maintenance and licensing. Aviation safety leaders Aircraft Research Group of the United States (ARGUS) and WYVERN perform third-party safety audits on each of the private jet charters we arrange.
You can rely on Charter Flight Group’s commitment to safety, comfort and privacy when organizing private jet charter flights for your family and business associates. Contact one of Charter Flight Group’s jet charter consultants to arrange your private air travel at the right location for a reasonable price. Depart when you are ready and arrive at your destination faster than you would by driving or flying commercially. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year to meet all of your unique personal and business air charter requirements, whether you choose the Astra or one of the hundreds of other luxury business jets we have available.

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Charter Flight Group is the right choice for the private charter clientele. Our reliability, costs, and attentiveness enables us to surpass the competition.

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