This is a medium executive jet manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. and took its first flight on March 19th of 1984 and was introduced to the market in 1986. Production ran until 2005.
It has a maximum speed of 672 km/h (418 mph, 363 kn, 0.855 mach) IAS and has a cruise speed of 862 km/h (536 mph; 465 kn) TAS. Has a length of 16.94 m (55 ft 7 in) and a height of 5.53 m (18 ft 2 in), this makes it optimal for a crew of 2 and 8 passengers. This model has three variants: IAI Astra (original version), Astra SP, Astra SPX (Also known as Gulfstream G100)
It is used for VIP transportation of the air forces by: Eritrea (Eritrean Air Force - One plane), Israel (Israeli Air Force) and India (Indian Air Force – Two planes). Is an excellent transport for VIP and light cargo.