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Gulfstream G450 S/N 4304, N456SW

We are proud to represent for sale on an exclusive basis an incredible 1 U.S. corporate owner 2014 model Gulfstream G450 S/N 4304.  There is no Gulfstream G450 available for sale that has finer pedigree, that has been maintained as well, with this amount of equipment and in as great of cosmetic condition. Some highlights include:

  • 1,663 Hours Total Time (as of March 29, 2019) – Low Time for Vintage
  • 13-Passenger Aft Galley Elite Interior with Forward & Aft Lavatories
  • Engines Enrolled on JSSI® Platinum Plus Hard Time 100%
  • APU Enrolled on JSSI® APU 100%
  • Gogo Biz® ATG 4000 & Honeywell SwiftBroadband Internet with Wi-Fi
  • Enhanced Navigation (WAAS/LPV, RNP 0.1, Electronic Terminal Charts)
  • CPDLC – FANS 1/A, TCAS 7.1, ADS-B Out (Meets 2020 Mandate)
  • XM® Satellite Weather, Honeywell RAAS, Dual VisonSafe® EVAS
  • Synthetic Vision System 2.0
  • 12/24/48 Month Inspection Tasks Complied with in Jun & July 2018

The company that owns this aircraft has had a corporate flight department for more than 60 years starting with a Beech 18, and they have owned Gulfstreams since the mid-1970s.  Today they are an IS-BAO Stage 3 flight department for a large company in a small town delivering on the promise of what business aviation is all about….getting their employees out into the field to run and grow their business in the most efficient and successful way possible.  Most flights are conducted with a flight attendant on board for passenger safety and assistance with the aircraft cabin systems.  A technician launches and recovers every flight performing pre-flight and post-flight inspections.  A full-time detailer cleans their aircraft after every trip.  The aircraft records are impeccable.  And, their standard operating procedure is that all discrepancies are corrected as they are identified with major maintenance performed at Gulfstream service centers. 

This has been an extremely reliable Gulfstream G450 for this company and it will be for your operation too.  You can review detailed specifications and lots of pictures on our website at: and you can contact us by calling +1-303-444-6766 or emailing to learn more.  We look forward to discussing this incredible aircraft and great opportunity with you.


Gulfstream G450s follow a long lineage of innovative large body long range aircraft with the Gulfstream GIV having entered service in 1987.  In 1993 Gulfstream delivered the first GIV-SP and then in 2004 the first G450.  Since 1987 Gulfstream has delivered over 830 GIVs, GIV-SPs and G450s to operators around the world; today there are over 350 Gulfstream G450s in service.   

Gulfstream G450s incorporate the Honeywell “PlaneView” cockpit featuring (4) 14” Honeywell LCD EFIS screens including both a Head-Up Display (HUD) and an Enhanced Vision System (EVS) as standard equipment.  The PlaneView cockpit was developed as a joint collaboration between Honeywell and Gulfstream with the intention to completely redesign Gulfstream’s digital flight deck experience.  PlaneView was built on the successful foundation of the Honeywell SPZ-8000 avionics series implementing the Primus Epic platform providing the greatest situational awareness and data management possible.

According to Conklin & deDecker G450 performance statistics:

  • the “seats full” NBAA IFR Reserve range is 4,070 nautical miles,
  • the balanced field length is 5,578 feet,
  • the Part 91 landing field length is 2,650 feet, and
  • the normal cruise speed is 476 KTAS.

Mesinger Pulse – “Why Would Anyone Want To Do What We Do For A Living?”

For me, after 45 years, the answer rolls off of my tongue. I care about others and I care that what I promise in life, I can deliver. I get huge enjoyment out of success. I also wanted to build a business I could proudly bring my family into.   I receive emails and phone calls all the time from people asking me, “how do I get into your industry?” It seems the tougher the overall business climate is, the more calls I get. From the outside looking in we probably look like a very sexy and high paying industry. After all, we sell private jets to the wealthiest people and the biggest corporations. It only stands to reason we would be an attractive career. The only problem is that we are not that sexy and we do not make huge amounts of money. We are an industry of relationships and very hard and diligent workers.

I always get a good laugh when I get these calls. People call that think they can just come on in! It is true as an industry, at least in the brokerage side, that has no real barriers to entry. There are no bricks and mortar. It does not take a credit line to broker aircraft. If anything, this should be as troubling to our fellow aircraft sales professionals as it is to our client base. It reminds me of the Wizard of Oz. When the curtain blows away all that one sometimes finds is a person with a megaphone shouting skills and successes with no real reality to back it up.

The only thing a real participant can shout about is a track record of time and success that are real and can be substantiated. I have many friends who have been in this industry almost as long as I have. They are solid, important leaders in this sales professional arena. They may be single practitioners without a stable of employees, and if the curtain blew back it might only be them. This should not be reason alone to not continue the dialog with that person. Size and depth could be limiting based on the overall scope of a certain project, but no reason to not keep the discussion going. So many of us have different models we subscribe to. Some want to be big in size, and some believe in and deliver excellent products being smaller and nimble.

The most important factor would be the line of questions one should ask everyone they are considering working with. They should center around experience. Especially around the specific project one is contemplating. Do they have the network of people they can bring in for multi-registration projects? Do they have maintenance expertise they can contract with to complete the initial due diligence, as well as provide oversight for a project? There should be no reason to feel like bigger is better with respect to the size of the company. I think the number of years doing it successfully with high transparency and personal ethics are the keys to success.

There is also something to be said about working in such a small niche industry which serves the people who can take advantage of this very specialized and impactful type of transportation. I have to also say that those fellow aircraft sales professionals, for the most part, are wonderful people to rub elbows with. After all, in most transactions there are sales professionals on both sides. That means I get to brainstorm and execute with highly skilled people and come up with solutions to very hard, thought provoking challenges. I think about solutions all the time. There is no such thing as an easy deal. I always say if it were easy everyone would be doing it. Real transactions never occur by accident. They happen because everyone involved is pulling in the same direction. This does not mean we always see eye-to-eye at the moment, but ultimately before a successful deal is complete, we all come together to pull it across the finish line.

So, if you are thinking about coming into this industry, think long and hard. Are you willing to work harder than you ever have? Are you willing to work smarter than you ever have? Are you willing to invest years in an industry that will reward you generously not ridiculously? If the answer to all of these questions is yes, then you just may be suited for our industry. Now you can come on in!

Mesinger Pulse – Live “What Is In Store For 2019?”

Today we hosted our third Mesinger Pulse – Live event and we want thank everyone who took the time to join us on the call. This will be a regular 10 minute conference call hosted by Mesinger Jet Sales, providing market intelligence for buyers and sellers. The calls are meant to keep participants anonymous and questions are optional. We look forward to hosting many more of these events in the future. If you are interested in being invited please write to and we will be sure to add you to the list.

Gulfstream G650, Serial Number 6336, N235DX

We are proud to exclusively represent Gulfstream G650 Serial Number 6336 for immediate sale.  This aircraft was delivered December 14, 2018, it is based in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania and it will be sold to a buyer with transferable Gulfstream warranties and crew training.  The owner has been a long-time Gulfstream operator and has owned many Gulfstreams over the years.  The aircraft is highly equipped with extensive options including KA-Band Internet, Satellite TV, ADS-B Out, FANS 1/A+ CPDLC, TCAS 7.1, Gulfstream’s Enhanced Vision System II (HUD & EVS), Synthetic Vision and the Gulfstream “Part 135 Compliance Requirements” with the Aft Cabin 135 Crew Rest.  The interior features a forward galley, forward and aft lavatories and four-zone seating section interior configuration.  The colors are warm and rich and the paint and interior are in excellent new condition.  There is no better, lower-priced, “like-new” Gulfstream G650 available for sale in the world and this aircraft is ready for a buyer to put into service today.

Gulfstream says it best, “Innovation and excellence have taken flight in the Gulfstream G650.”  The Gulfstream G650 is an incredibly innovative, graceful, sophisticated, capable large-body long range business aircraft.  With a maximum speed of Mach 0.925 and a range of up to roughly 7,000 nautical miles, passengers can reach all corners of the globe both quickly and comfortably.  The G650 was a clean sheet design for Gulfstream and the first time they changed from their traditional circular fuselage in favor of a larger oval shaped tube.  Gulfstream also considerably increased the size of the cabin windows and lowered the cabin pressure altitude providing a more comfortable flying experience.  The aircraft controls are “fly-by-wire” technology and aircraft surfaces are moved by dual hydraulic systems.  The level of redundancy and sophistication in the systems in this aircraft make it extremely safe and pilot friendly.

Immediately available, highly equipped and featuring a very desirable interior configuration, this beautiful newly delivered U.S. owned aircraft is the best option for any buyer in the world considering purchasing a Gulfstream G650.  Call us today at +1-303-444-6766 or visit our website at to learn more about this incredible aircraft.  We look forward to speaking with you.

Gulfstream G650, Serial Number 6336 – A Beautiful New Aircraft Ready For Immediate Sale

We are proud to represent this newly delivered beautiful Gulfstream G650 Serial Number 6336.  This aircraft delivered in December 2018 to our client based in Pennsylvania and it is ready for immediate sale.  It is very highly equipped with the most desirable options including KA-Band internet.  The aircraft’s configuration maximizes the available space and creates an interior that is exceptionally comfortable and usable.  With a forward galley and sixteen passenger seats certified for take-off and landing divided among four distinct seating sections, five passengers can comfortably sleep and still leave the four-place conference group available for use.  We have had several clients over the years favor the four zone Gulfstream interior design because of the flexibility that it provides.  The forward galley and galley annex also provide the greatest use for both crew and passengers.

Gulfstream’s G650 is one of the most innovative, graceful, sophisticated and capable large-body long range business aircraft in service in the world today.  With a maximum speed of Mach 0.925 and a range of up to 7,000 nautical miles, passengers can reach all corners of the globe with great speed.  The G650 was a clean sheet design and the first time in Gulfstream’s history that they changed from their traditional circular fuselage in favor of a wider oval shaped tube.  The level of redundancy and sophistication in the systems and avionics throughout the aircraft make this an extremely safe and pilot friendly aircraft.  And, the large windows, low cabin pressure altitude, fast speed and other cabin comfort features make this an extremely well-designed passenger aircraft.

Call us today to learn more about this exceptional aircraft opportunity at +1-303-444-6766 or visit our website at  We look forward to speaking with you.

Mesinger Pulse – “Industry Gatherings: Corporate Jet Investor – Gathering #1”

Several articles were written as the year drew to a close, which positioned themselves as being the guiding light for going forward into 2019. Would there continue to be strong demand? Would prices remain firm based on limited supply against the strong demand? Will North America continue to be the leader in transactional activity? All great questions that are often best answered with a crystal ball and non-industry related input rather than trend-based data.

What makes this industry so difficult to predict? Seems there would be plenty of markers to lay out a road map. Our industry is vital to so many corporations and individuals looking to maximize their time and productivity, however, it is susceptible to so many external factors. Global economic activity, oil prices, stock market fluctuations and interest rates. Internally the aviation industry, unlike real estate, faces a lack of transparency related to sale prices, which makes pricing challenging.  We do not have a recordation body that accurately captures selling prices which could add stability to our values. Instead it is a relationship business and we are left to extrapolate value based on anecdotal data and personal real-world experience with our own transactions.  In our company we work very hard to provide an accurate and sophisticated analysis of an aircraft’s value, including historical data, recent sales information and detailed side-by-side comparisons.

These questions are also why industry gatherings are so vital and I am looking so forward to the one taking place in London next week sponsored by Corporate Jet Investor.  It is always great to have the opportunity to get the best and brightest minds together for a couple of days of sharing, collaborating and conceptualizing on the near-term and long-term future of the industry. This gathering in particular, being held in Europe, not only brings many of those from North America together but also the rest of the world. In the two days of panels and speakers each of us is provided rare access to each other, our expertise and each other’s visions.

This is one of many events that take place regionally, globally and locally. NBAA Regional Forums are another set of venues designed to inform and enlighten its participants. Programming at these events typically will include topics on lending, registering, importing, tax and myriad of other relevant topics. In many ways our industry is one of the most unsophisticated sophisticated industries. Not in the area of important gathering events. In this our industry shines.

These events always provide a healthy mix of social and educational scheduling. I know that attending these can be costly and hard to always prioritize into our annual budgets. I must say that reevaluating the expense should be a priority for everyone in 2019. Do not underestimate the real value add of gathering with the best and brightest of your industry peers. Face-to-face discussion and even disagreements about positions create healthy dialog that can leave each participant in the discussion better informed and often more open to the other side of the issue.

Getting access to the manufacturers and meeting them in person can create new friendships that when used correctly going forward will make you even more valuable to your clients as you work your individual transactions. Being able to say to your customer, if stuck in a deal with what may seem like an immovable position, that you may be able to find resolution by being able to simply pick up the phone and call your new friend for help. This is not just a phenomenon that can be helpful from the manufacturer but also with legal log jams or tax questions or broader lending opportunities. Good old fashion networking.

I am sure that once home from the Corporate Jet Investor conference this month and having listened to and socialized with this esteemed group I will be better prepared to answer how 2019 will be. Will demand remain strong? Will prices remain firm? No matter the intelligence gathered we must all always be vigilant to external factors that affect not just our industry but the entire global economy. This global connectedness has never been so reliant on each integral piece of the puzzle.

I always say that until I have wished you Happy New Year it is not too late to still do that. So, Happy New Year and I wish us all continued success and strong friendships and strong learning platforms. I look forward to seeing many of you at one gathering or the other someplace in the world or your neighborhood soon.

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