Cessna Citation Excel For Sale
History of the Cessna Citation Excel
Part of the super-light jet class, the Cessna Citation Excel began production in 1998. Cessna’s objective was to develop an aircraft like their Citation X but for a more traditional market. The Excel’s wing was progressed from the earlier Citation V and the fuselage improved from the Citation VII, the jet that the Excel superseded. In 2004 the Citation XLS took over from the Excel.
Wondering about buying a Cessna Citation Excel? Read the specifications below.
At just over 18 .6ft long, the Citation Excel’s cabin seats eight passengers as standard. Its width is 5.6ft and height 5.7ft and it contains a separate WC and bar/galley. There is 130 cubic feet of luggage storage. There are two air conditioning systems on board and the cabin is equipped with a Honeywell Primus 1000 avionics suite and three screens.
With two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW545A engines each delivering 3,804 lbs of thrust, the Excel has a normal cruise speed of 422, a high-speed cruise of 480mph and a range of 1,704 nautical miles. It takes 23 minutes to climb to its maximum operating altitude of 45,000ft.