Grumman Gulfstream II

  • Grumman Aerospace Corporation
  • Gulfstream Aerospace

The Grumman Gulfstream II is a long-range business jets with two jet engines. Manufactured by Grumman, the aircraft was, from 1978 Gulfstream American.


In May 1965 Grumman presented a jet-powered version of the Gulfstream I. The aircraft had two side of the rear -mounted Rolls- Royce Spey engines. While the hull was taken over from the predecessor, the wings and the tail had been largely redesigned. The model was designated the Gulfstream II

The maximum capacity is nineteen passengers, the standard version called for eight to twelve seats.

The first flight took place on October 2nd place in 1966, series production started in December 1967. Overall, 258 of them were built. Successor was the Gulfstream III.


  • Grumman G.1159A

As the plane was still produced by the company Grumman, this referred to the aircraft with the company's internal number 1159th

  • C -11 " Gulfstream II"

The U.S. military version is " Gulfstream II" referred to as the C-11.

  • C -11A Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA )

The U.S. spacecraft Behöre NASA built a C-11 to the extent so that Space Shuttle crews could practice re-entry into the atmosphere of more than 10,000 meters.

  • VC -11A " Gulfstream II"

The Coast Guard of the United States ( USCG) denotes a VIP variant of the C- 11 and VC -11A " Gulfstream II" ".

Military user

  • United States Army
  • United States Coast Guard
  • NASA