Private Aircraft Charters on the IAI Astra/Astra SPX – 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 forwardgalley 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.