Watch for CJ4 at NBAA show

AINonline
September 12, 2006, 7:43 AM

Expect Cessna at the NBAA Convention next month to announce the Citation CJ4, a stretched version of the CJ3 with a slightly swept wing based on the Sovereign airfoil. The new aircraft, with a cabin 21 inches longer than the CJ3, will be powered by 3,400-pound-thrust Williams International FJ44-4 turbofans and will likely replace the Encore. Preliminary data includes 1,000-pound full-fuel payload, 1,840-nm NBAA IFR range, 425 ktas cruise at FL410, 3,300-foot balanced field length, and 2,710-foot landing distance at max landing weight. With a planned mtow of 16,630 pounds, Cessna will be seeking certification under FAR Part 23 commuter category rules. Avionics will be the Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21. Cessna officials declined to comment.

Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.

 
X