​AKD Studio's GLF550 v2 review

The ultimate business jet for X-Plane

As new and upgraded products for X-Plane 12 continue to hit the shelves, in this review, we fly the fully upgraded v2 GLF550 from AKD Studio, compatible with both X-Plane 11 and 12.

AKD Studio hails from Poland, so a Polish Air Force livery is not unexpected.
AKD Studio hails from Poland, so a Polish Air Force livery is not unexpected. Peter Stark

Glorious luxury

Anyone who has ever had the slightest desire to fly bizjets in a flight simulator will have heard of the Gulfstream. Under various ownership and models, since 1958, Gulfstream Aerospace has manufactured more than 2,000 turboprop and jet aircraft designed for the business traveller.

The pointed nose, swept wings and raked tail have always been a hallmark of the Gulfstream range, as is the luxurious cabin. Over time, they have become larger and faster, offering greater range as well as providing more comfort for passengers and serious avionics for the people in the front seats.

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