The Western Company Besra is an armored, Plane featured in Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online, added to the game as part of the 1.16 SA Flight School update on August 19, 2014.

How to get the Besra in GTA 5 Story Mode:

In GTA V Story Mode, the Besra can be found and stolen (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below), or it can be purchased for a price of $658,000.

How to get the Besra in GTA Online:

The Besra can be purchased in GTA Online from Elitás Travel for a price of $1,150,000.

The Besra is stored as a Pegasus Vehicle or in the Hangar (Personal Aircraft). It can only be resprayed and cannot be further modified.

Once acquired, you can request the delivery of the Besra from the Pegasus Concierge, Interaction Menu - Aircraft.

Western Company Besra in Real Life:

The design of the Western Company Besra is based on a real life Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter, Casa C-101, Aero L-39, Hongdu JL-8.

Western Company Besra Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Besra in GTA V is 189.25 mph (304.57 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

The Besra is an armored vehicle, and with full Armor it requires 3 Homing Missiles to be destroyed.

Can you sell the Besra in GTA Online?

No, you cannot sell the Besra. Unfortunately in GTA Online it's not possible to sell Special Vehicles, Pegasus, or Facility Vehicles.

Besra: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Planes
Manufacturer Manufacturer: Western CompanyWestern Company
Vehicle Features Armored VehicleBulletproof - RearFighter Jet
Acquisition Elitás Travel
Story Mode Price $658,000
GTA Online Price $1,150,000
Storage Location Pegasus VehicleHangar (Personal Aircraft)
Delivery Method Pegasus ConciergeInteraction Menu - Aircraft
Pegasus Category Plane
Modifications Paint Job OnlyHangar Aircraft Workshop
Sell Cannot be sold
Race Availability Can be used in Races
Top Speed - Game Files 204.18 mph (328.60 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter, Casa C-101, Aero L-39, Hongdu JL-8

Seats 1
Mass / Weight 8,000 KG
Drive Train FWD

Besra: GTA V Performance

Top Speed - Real 189.25 mph (304.57 km/h)
Lap Time 0:38.334
Bulletproof Bulletproof from the rear (rear has no windows)
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Besra, with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 3
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 1
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 2
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 1
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

Besra: GTA V Statistics

Overall 85.00

Note: The above statistics are coming from the Rockstar official website.

Besra Description:

High performance jet trainer aircraft. You'll be looping the loop, buzzing the tower, and dropping the big one before you can say "American Imperialism." Pack a parachute and clean underwear.

Besra: GTA V Appearances

Release Date August 19, 2014
DLC / Title Update 1.16 SA Flight School
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA OnlineGTA OnlineGame Edition: GTA V Story ModeGTA V Story Mode
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox OnePlayStation 3Xbox 360

Besra Spawn Locations in Grand Theft Auto V Where to find the Besra in GTA Online and GTA V Story Mode:

Story Mode:

  • Fort Zancudo
  • Lago Zancudo
Notable Owners: MilitaryMilitary
Appearances in Story Missions:

Model ID besra
Besra: Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $0
ModificationStory PriceGTA Online Price
See the full list of the available Respray options »

Besra: GTA V Screenshots

Besra: Custom Paint Jobs

Artworks & Promotional Posters

Besra Video

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