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Stunning jets owned by Indian billionaires

Last updated on: March 27, 2012 08:59 IST

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Back in the day, Indian billionaires rode in Rolls-Royce and Bentley, but now private jets are the must-have toys of the super rich.

Let's take a look at some of the jets owned by Indian billionaires, according to Business Insider.

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Image: Let's take a look at some of the jets owned by Indian billionaires.
Photographs: Stringer/Reuters

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Mukesh Ambani

He owns an Airbus 319, which has been custom-fitted with an office, a cabin with game consoles, music systems, satellite television and wireless communications.

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Image: He owns an Airbus 319.
Photographs: Paul Hackett/Reuters

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He also owns Falcon 900EX jet and 1,004 sqft Boeing Business Jet 2, which has a full-fledged executive office and a private bedroom suite and is worth $73 million.

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Image: He also owns Falcon 900EX jet and 1,004 sqft Boeing Business Jet 2,
Photographs: Vivek Prakash/Reuters

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Atul Punj

Chairman of the $2 billion Punj Lloyd Group, owns a Gulfstream IV, which has an aerodynamically and structurally improved wing with 30 per cent fewer parts.

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Image: He owns Gulfstream IV.
Photographs: Molly Riley/Reuters

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The aircraft can hold up two beds, has a shower and a luxury living room space.

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Image: Gulfstream IV. (Inset) Atul Punj.
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Anil Ambani

He has a Global Express jet, a Falcon 2000, and Falcon 7X. The Bombardier can fly over 5,950 nautical miles.

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Image: Falcon 7X.
Photographs: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

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Bill Clinton and Steven Spielberg are among the few who own such jets.

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Image: Anil Ambani.
Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

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Vijay Mallya

He has spend $40 million on interiors of A319 ACJ. He uses this aircraft as an office-cum-home.

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Image: He has spent $40 million on interiors of a plane,
Photographs: Tim Gaynor/Reuters
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Mallya also owns a GulfStream, a Hawker and a Boeing 727.

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Image: He also owns a GulfStream, a Hawker and a Boeing 727.
Photographs: Parivartan Sharma/Reuters

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Gautam Singhania

Singhania owns a Challenger business jet and a helicopter.

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Image: He owns a business jet and a helicopter.
Photographs: Bobby Yip/Reuters

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The Challenger's features include an advanced Collins ProLine IV EFIS avionics system with colour displays, and enhanced fuel tankage.

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Image: Gautam Singhania.
Photographs: Punit Paranjpe/Reuters
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Lakshmi Mittal

Mittal's Gulfstream G550 is considered the Rolls-Royce of private jets. It can reach speeds of 675 miles per hour, and has space for eight passengers.

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Image: Mittal's Gulfstream G550 is considered the Rolls-Royce of private jets.
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It also comes with a military-style "heads-up" display technology that allows pilots to take their eyes off the control panel.

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Image: Lakshmi Mittal.
Photographs: Thierry Roge/Reuters
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KP Singh

DLF Group's Singh owns a Gulfstream IV. The Gulfstream IV is a considerably enhanced, superior, longer range and advanced version of the earlier Gulfstream II and III models.

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Image: He owns a Gulfstream IV.
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The Gulfstream IV offers luxury transport for up to 14 passengers.


Image: KP Singh.
Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters

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