Cessna Citation X

November 30, 2010 - 5:05am

Cessna didn’t resurrect the canceled large-cabin Columbus at the NBAA Convention in October but did unveil a major upgrade to its largest and fastest jet, the Citation X. Dubbed the Citation Ten, the new jet promises to up the ante in the race to field the fastest business jet. That title is currently held by Gulfstream’s G650 with an Mmo of Mach 0.925, but Cessna promises that the Ten’s Mmo will exceed that number.

November 5, 2010 - 11:27am

Duncan Aviation has launched an interior refurbishment program that guarantees
installation of new soft goods in 14 calendar days for operators of Citation Xs, Encores, Ultras, XLs and Sovereigns.

October 27, 2010 - 9:12am

Cessna has selected Winglet Technology’s elliptical winglet for the new Citation Ten. The winglet was jointly developed and certified by Winglet Technology and Cessna Aircraft during a collaborative STC project. Winglet Technology initially received FAA approval of the STC permitting installation of the elliptical winglets on the Citation X in June last year.

October 27, 2010 - 5:55am

When Cessna canceled the large-cabin Citation Columbus last year, many wondered what the company would do next. Now we know: the Citation X will remain Cessna’s flagship–for now. Last month at the NBAA Convention, the Wichita-based airframer unveiled a longer and slightly faster variant of its iconic Mach 0.92 speedster, first delivered in 1996, and renamed it the Citation Ten.

October 26, 2010 - 12:32pm

The 63rd edition of the Na­tional Business Aviation Association Convention & Exhibition exceeded the expectations of ­attendees and exhibitors alike, registering 24,206 attendees for the three-day event–an increase of more than 5 percent over attendance last year.

October 19, 2010 - 3:43pm

Honeywell chose not to participate in the avionics selection opportunity for the new Citation Ten program, a Honeywell spokesman told AIN yesterday here at the NBAA Convention. “Honeywell was invited to continue its participation on the Citation X,” he said, “and greatly values our long-lasting relationship with Cessna and with Cessna operators.

October 18, 2010 - 3:59pm

When Cessna canceled the large-cabin Citation Columbus last year, many wondered what the company would do next. Now we know: the Citation X will remain Cessna's flagship–for now. Yesterday the Wichita-based airframer unveiled a longer and slightly faster variant of its iconic mach 0.92 Mach speedster, first delivered in 1996, and rebranded it the Ten.

October 18, 2010 - 5:12am
The new Citation Ten is scheduled for first flight at the end of next year an...

When Cessna canceled the large-cabin Citation Columbus last year, many wondered what the company would do next. Now we know: the Citation X will remain Cessna’s flagship—for now. Cessna unveiled yesterday a longer and slightly faster variant of its iconic 0.92 Mach speedster, first delivered in 1996, and rebranded it the Ten.

October 13, 2010 - 6:57am

Business jet engine programs this year seem to be moving slowly, with little progress to report. Some–like the Snecma Silvercrest–have not been officially launched yet and are still looking for an application. Most news comes from derivative engine programs at Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney Canada and Williams International.

September 28, 2010 - 9:47am

George Tsopeis, Zenith Jet’s vice president of aviation services and a former member of Bombardier’s business aircraft strategy and business development team, expects Bombardier to unveil a new ultra-long-range aircraft later this month at the NBAA Convention in Atlanta.

 
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