C-20A (G-III) - Armstrong

Current Status:
GO-Launcher Flights (ends 12/12/17)

The NASA C-20A (Gulfstream III) is a business jet that has been structurally modified and instrumented by NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center to serve as a multi-role cooperative research platform for the earth science community and a variety of flight research customers. This particular aircraft, which carried the military designation of C-20A, was obtained from the U.S. Air Force in 2003.

Owner/Operator: 
NASA Armstrong (Dryden) Flight Research Center
Type: 
Conventional Aircraft
Duration: 
7 hours (payload and weather dependent)
Useful Payload: 
2,500 lbs
Gross Take-off Weight: 
69,700 lbs
Onboard Operators: 
10 Aircrew
Max Altitude: 
45,000
Air Speed: 
460 knots
Range: 
3,400 Nmi
NASA SMD User Fee: 
$3000
Point(s) of Contact: 

John T. McGrath

Work: (661) 276-2588
Mobile: (661) 802-3566