So, you’ve seen the world’s most luxurious Las Vegas villas / suites, Maldives resorts, and first class airplane suites. Now here are some of the coolest private jets for wealthy geeks, and there’s no better way to start off this list than with a tour of none other than Donald Trump’s own private Boeing 757, which is worth an estimated $100-million. It’s double the size of the property tycoon’s previous Boeing 727 and comes with 24 carat gold, from the sink and faucets in the master bathroom right down to the seat belts. The meeting area features a 52″ television and a control box that has a button that instantly gives Mr. Trump access to over a thousand of his favorite movies. Continue reading for more.
5. Gulfstream G650 – $65-Million
The Gulfstream G650 is a twin-engine business jet airplane produced by Gulfstream Aerospace. The model is designated Gulfstream GVI in its type certificate. Gulfstream began the G650 program in 2005 and revealed it to the public in 2008. The G650 is the company’s largest and fastest business jet with a top speed of Mach 0.925. The G650 had a normal list price of $64.5 million in 2013, but there was a three-year waiting list. Some aircraft produced for delivery in 2013 sold for more than $70 million to buyers that wanted to take immediate delivery.
4. Airbus ACJ319 – $80.7-Million
This model is the corporate jet version of the A319. It incorporates removable extra fuel tanks which are installed in the cargo compartment, and an increased service ceiling of 12,000 m (41,000′) giving a range of 6,500 nautical miles (12,000 km). It seats between 19 and 50 passengers but may be outfitted by the customers into any configuration. DC Aviation,UB Group and Reliance Industries are among its users.
3. Boeing 747-8 VIP – $153-Million
The first 747-8 Intercontinental was delivered to a VIP customer on February 28, 2012. It is to be outfitted with a VIP interior before entering service in 2014. The 747-8 is the largest 747 version, the largest commercial aircraft built in the United States, and the longest passenger aircraft in the world.
2. Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner – $233-Million
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a long-range, mid-size wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It is Boeing’s most fuel-efficient airliner and the world’s first major airliner to use composite materials as the primary material in the construction of its airframe. The stretched 787-9 variant, which is 20 feet (6.1 m) longer and can fly 450 nmi further than the -8, first flew in September 2013.
1. Airbus A380 – $500-Million
When you have billions in the bank, a Cessna simply isn’t something you’d consider for private transportation. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal al-Saud opted for an Airbus A380, complete with an opulent, marble-finished Turkish bath and a parking space for his Rolls-Royce. There is also a dedicated prayer area, in which computer-generated mats move to point towards Mecca.