Cessna Citation Latitude

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Citation Latitude
Role Corporate Jet
National origin United States
Manufacturer Cessna
Status In development
Unit cost
Under US$14,900,000 est.
Developed from Cessna Citation Sovereign

The Cessna Citation Latitude (Model 680A) is a mid-size jet project scheduled for certification in 2015.[1]

Design and development[edit]

The Citation Latitude project was announced by Cessna at the annual NBAA convention in October 2011. It was launched as a larger aircraft than the Cessna Citation XLS+ and cheaper than the Cessna Citation Sovereign. The aircraft will seat 9, and feature twin Pratt & Whitney Canada PW306D turbofan engines. The Citation Latitude will feature a cruciform tail and all metal fuselage.[2]

Specifications (Cessna Latitude)[edit]

Data from Cessna Website

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: 9
  • Length: 62 ft 3 in (18.97 m)
  • Wingspan: 72 ft 4 in (22.05 m)
  • Height: 20 ft 11 in (6.38 m)
  • Wing area: 543 sq ft (50.4 m2)
  • Aspect ratio: 9.65[3]
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt Whitney Canada PW306D1 turbofan, 5,760 lbf (25.6 kN) thrust each est.

Performance

  • Cruise speed: 446 kn (513 mph; 826 km/h)
  • Range: 2,700 nmi (3,107 mi; 5,000 km)
  • Service ceiling: 45,000 ft (14,000 m)

Avionics

See also[edit]

Related development

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cessna gets attitude with Latitude". Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cessna gets attitude with Latitude". Flightglobal.com. 2011-10-10. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  3. ^ http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/launch.aspx?pbid=e9f43bcc-71a3-4374-abee-9ed5e77a7a20 "Latitude's got legs", page 19-23

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