High Speed World Tour Completed By Gulfstream G500 General Dynamics company Gulfstream announced yesterday that their G500 jet has successfully concluded its whirlwind high-speed world tour. The world tour is an important part of the final testing for the G500 which would surround real world functionality and reliability for the aircraft. It encompassed 130,000 miles visiting 44 cities and 18 countries on six continents in just seven months. It even crammed in 20 cities in just 18 days. During its extensive tour, the G500 set 22 city-pair speed records, including flying from West Palm Beach, Florida, to Seville, Spain, in 7 hours and 4 minutes at Mach 0.90 and Geneva to Chicago in 8 hours and 1 minute at the same speed.