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Bill Gates Private Jet

Bill Gates Private Jet

Author: Peter Yachtfan, update: 2020-07-19


Bill Gates



Bill Gates Net Worth:

US$ 110 billion




October 28, 1955


Melinda Gates


Jennifer Katharine Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates, Rory John Gates

Private Jet:

Gulfstream G650ER (N887WM) -

Gulfstream G650ER (N194WM)


Medina Mansion Xanadu 2.0


Porsche 911, Porsche 959


He is building a yacht in the Netherlands


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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.

Private Jets

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-700’s.

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.

N887WM and N194WM

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.

Gulfstream G650ER

The Gulfstream G650 is a twin-engine business jet, produced by Gulfstream Aerospace. A Gulfstream G650 has a list price of US$ 70  million. It is considered to be the Rolls Royce under the business jets. It may be configured to carry from 11 to 18 passengers. Its range is: 12,960 km, with a top speed of 982 km/h.

Net Jets

Through his membership of Netjets, he also partially owns two Bombardier aircraft. The N769QS and the N754QS.

Eurocopter EC 135

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.

Cessna 208 Seaplane

And finally, Gates owns a Cessna 208 Amphibian Caravan seaplane with registration N459WM. Again in the same colors as the other aircraft.

D700 Global Express

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-long-range corporate jets. It competes against the Gulfstream V, Boeing 737 BBJ. and Airbus A319CJ.

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.

What is the Top Speed?

His jet can reach a speed of 935km/h (505kt) or Mach 0.88. The jet has a list price of USD 45 million.

Bill Gates private jetBill Gates jet interior

His previous Bombardier BD-700 with registration N887WM.

Bill Gates private jet N194WM

His other(former) jet is also a Bombardier BD-700 with registration N194WM.

N609WM Bill Gates EurocopterGates floating heli deck - Hale ManuN459WM Bill Gates Sea Plane

The Eurocopter EC 135 with registration N608WM. Which he uses to travel around Lake Washington.

Onboard his private jet with Warren Buffett.

Bill Gates N887WM G650

His brand new Gulfstream G650 private jet.

Bill Gates House

His $ 131,000,000 mansion named Xanadu 2.0

Bill Gates Net Worth

His net worth is more than US$ 107 billion

Bill Gates HouseBill Gates Net Worth


Gates is building a new yacht, but it is not the reported ‘Project Aqua’

Bill Gates Yacht

Bill Gates Cars

He owns a collection of Porsche cars

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