Author: Peter Yachtfan, update: 2020-
Bill Gates Net Worth:
US$ 110 billion
October 28, 1955
Jennifer Katharine Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates, Rory John Gates
Gulfstream G650ER (N887WM) -
Gulfstream G650ER (N194WM)
Porsche 911, Porsche 959
He is building a yacht in the Netherlands
Bill Gates lives a modest life, he doesn’t spend much on ‘billionaire toys’, such as yachts, or sports cars. But he does own a collection of private jets, which he sees as a must have business tool. Gates uses his private jets intensively, mainly for his work for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
He owns 2 Gulfstream G650ER’s, 2 Bombardier Challenger 350s, a Cessna Seaplane and a collection of helicopters.
He owns 4 private jets! Gates is the owner of two Gulfstream G650ER private jets. He owns the N887WM and the N194WM. Both jets have the same color scheme. Both were built in 2018. They replaced 2 (relatively old) Bombardier BD-
He also owns 2 Bombardier Challenger 350 private jets through a Net Jets program. These are the N754QS and the N769QS. These jets also have the same color scheme.
His jets registration numbers are N887WM and N194WM. The WM probably stands for William and Melinda. They met in August 1987 (887) and were married in January 1994 (194). The N194WM is a brand new Gulfstream G650ER. The N887WM is also a G650ER. The aircraft are registered to a company named MENTE LLC.
The Gulfstream G650 is a twin-
Through his membership of Netjets, he also partially owns two Bombardier aircraft. The N769QS and the N754QS.
Gates also owns an Eurocopter EC 135 with registration N608WM. Which he uses to travel around Lake Washington.
Gates actually owns a floating heliport named Hale Manu. He uses it to land his heli. The helicopter has the same color scheme as the other planes.
And finally, Gates owns a Cessna 208 Amphibian Caravan seaplane with registration N459WM. Again in the same colors as the other aircraft.
He used to own 2 Bombardier jets, but they were replaced by the 2 Gulfstreams.
The BD 700 Global Express is a class of ultra-
It is designed to fly long distances at high speed. The Global Express' range is such that it can fly nonstop between intercontinental destinations. Such as Sydney/Los Angeles, New York/Tokyo, and Taipei/Chicago.
His jet can reach a speed of 935km/h (505kt) or Mach 0.88. The jet has a list price of USD 45 million.