List of very light jets

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This is a list of very light jets.

Aircraft[edit]

Aircraft Manufacturer Seats Engines Max. Cruise Max. Range Cost Orders Deliveries Certification Date/Notes
Delivered
Citation Mustang Cessna 6 PW615F 340 knots (630 km/h) 1,167 NM $2.65m[1] 500+[2] 345[3] November 23, 2006
Embraer Phenom 100 Embraer 6-8 PW617F 380 knots (704 km/h) 1,178 NM $3.6m 500+ 240[4] December 12, 2008
Eclipse 500 Eclipse Aviation 6 PW610F 370 knots (695 km/h)[5] 1,125 NM[5] $2.15m[6] 260[7] December 31, 2006 (company went bankrupt in 2009, was sold. New owners restarted production in September 2013 as Eclipse 550)
Undergoing flight testing
Cirrus Vision SF50 Cirrus Design
Aviation Industry Corporation of China
4-7[8] Williams FJ33-4 300 knots (555.6 km/h) 1,400 NM $1.72m[9] 500+ 2012
Diamond D-Jet Diamond Aircraft 5 Williams FJ33-4 315 knots (583 km/h) 1,350 NM $1.89m ~300 2012
Honda HA-420 HondaJet Honda Aircraft Company 6-8 GE Honda HF120 420 knots (778 km/h) 1,358 NM $4.5m[10] 130+[11] 2012
Under development
Epic Victory Epic Aircraft
Aviation Industry Corporation of China
3-5 Williams FJ33-4 320 knots 1,200 NM ~$1m Epic Aircraft went into bankruptcy in 2009 and its assets were bought in April, 2010 by Aviation Industry Corporation of China who are restarting production and certification as of July 2010.[12]
Epic Elite Epic Aircraft
Aviation Industry Corporation of China
7 Williams FJ33-4 390 knots (722 km/h) 1,600 NM Epic Aircraft went into bankruptcy in 2009 and its assets were bought in April, 2010 by Aviation Industry Corporation of China.[12]
Sport Jet II Sport Jet, Ltd.[13] 4-5 1× PW JT 15D 380 knots (704 km/h) 1,000 NM $1.20m Second Pre-Production Aircraft & Much Roomier Cabin (63" Wide, 47" High, 97" Long), is now being built (First aircraft accident during testing phase in June 2006 totaled aircraft.) Aircraft back in production 2011. Accepting orders. See the first aircraft in flight (pre-accident).[14])
Spectrum S-33 Independence Spectrum Aeronautical 9 Williams FJ33-4 415 knots (770 km/h) 2,000 NM $3.945m [15] Prototype crashed in 2006, no update on cert date from company. In 2009 Spectrum announced that new model 'S40 Freedom' will be first for certification and production.
Stratos 714 Stratos Aircraft 4 1× Williams FJ44-3AP 415 knots (769 km/h) 1,975 NM $2m 2012[16]
Flaris LAR01 Flaris Aircraft 4 1× Pratt & Whitney PWC PW615F 700 km/h 2,500 KM $1.5m 2014 http://flaris.pl/en [17]
Homebuilt designs
CruiserJet(X)Leader III Maverick Jets[18] 4 Williams FJ33-4 325 knots (601.9 km/h)[19] 1,450 NM 1.485m
Solo Jet MaverickJets[18] 5 1× Pratt and Whitney JT-15-5 350 knots (640 km/h) 1,200 NM 1.25m
SubSonex Sonex Aircraft 1 1× PBS TJ-100 engine 250 mph 300+ NM $125,000
Dormant or canceled projects
Adam A700 AdamJet Adam Aircraft Industries 5-7 Williams FJ33 340 knots (630 km/h) 1,200 NM bankrupt and sold 2008[20]
Aerocomp Comp Air Jet[21] Aerocomp 8 Ivchenko AI-25TL 320 knots (593 km/h) 1,250 NM dormant 2007
ATG Javelin ATG & IAI 2 Williams FJ33 530 knots (982 km/h) 1,200 NM dormant 2008[22]
Jetpod P-200 & T-100 Avcen Limited 7-8 owner and founder died during August 2009 test flight
Avocet ProJet Avocet Aircraft[23] 6 2× unknown 365 knots (676 km/h) 1,200 NM ~$2m cancelled 2006
Century Jet Century Aerospace 6 Williams FJ33-1 370 knots (685 km/h) 1,500 NM dormant 2001
Eclipse 400[24] Eclipse Aviation 4 1x PW615F 345 knots (639 km/h) 1,250 NM ~$1.35m Company went bankrupt in 2009. New owners may attempt to continue development.
EV-20 Vantage Jet Eviation Jets 10 Williams FJ44-1 424 knots (785 km/h) 1,300 NM dormant 2006
PiperJet Piper Aircraft 7 1× Williams FJ44-3AP 360 knots (667 km/h) 1,300 NM $2.20m ~180[25] Development suspended indefinitely on October 26, 2011
Safire Jet Safire Aircraft 6 Williams FJ33-4 380 knots (704 km/h) 1,300 NM cancelled 2006
TAMJet Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing 1/3 Williams FJ33 351 knots (650 km/h) 1,350 NM dormant 2008
VisionAire Vantage VisionAire Corporation 6 1× P&W JT15D-5D 350 knots(649 km/h) 999 NM VisionAir bankrupt and liquidated 2003, design developed into EV-20 Vantage Jet
Technology demonstrators
Honda MH02 Honda 6 P&W JT15D-1 353 knots (653 km/h)[26]
Williams V-Jet II Scaled Composites FJX-2 300 knots (560 km/h)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Controller.com selling new 2008 Mustang
  2. ^ Cessna Citation Mustang Reaches 500-order Milestone Cessna.com April 8, 2008
  3. ^ http://www.gama.aero/files/GAMA_DATABOOK_2011_web.pdf
  4. ^ http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/ebace-convention-news/2012-05-16/embraers-phenom-100-fleets-reaches-100k-hours
  5. ^ a b Pew, Glen (2006-12-06). "Eclipse Addresses Delays And Performance Guarantees". AVweb. Retrieved 2006-12-12. 
  6. ^ Niles, Russ (May 2008). "Eclipse Goes Ahead With Single, Hikes Price Of Twin". Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "Cirrus Jet Specifications PDF". Cirrus. 2008-10-22. Retrieved 2009-01-18. 
  9. ^ "Reservations". Cirrus Jet. Retrieved 2009-05-01. 
  10. ^ http://blogs.wsj.com/drivers-seat/2011/03/31/new-honda-jet-hits-489-mph-in-testing/
  11. ^ Filipponio, Frank (2006-10-20). "Honda sells 100 jets in 3 days". Autoblog. Retrieved 2006-12-12. 
  12. ^ a b Grady, Mary (July 2010). "New Epic Owners At Oshkosh". Retrieved 1 August 2010. 
  13. ^ http://www.sportjetair.com
  14. ^ http://www.youtube.com/user/SportJetAir
  15. ^ [2]
  16. ^ Stratos Aircraft web site
  17. ^ Flaris Aircraft web site in Poland
  18. ^ a b http://www.maverickjets.com/
  19. ^ Maverick Jets CruiserJet web site
  20. ^ "A700 Adam Jet Chosen by Magnum Jet" (Press release). Adam Aircraft Industries. 2006-10-16. Retrieved 2006-12-12. 
  21. ^ http://www.avweb.com/news/snf/SunNFun2007_CompAirLightJet_VLJ_194981-1.html
  22. ^ ATG Halts Javelin Program "ATG suspends operations" (Press release). AVWeb. 2007-12-19. Retrieved 2007-12-19. 
  23. ^ Archive.org's archive of avocetprojet.com's web site
  24. ^ "Eclipse ECJ". Airventure. 2007-07-23. Retrieved 2007-07-23. 
  25. ^ "Piper has 180 orders for PiperJet". ComPilots Aviation News Portal. 2007-05-21. Retrieved 2007-05-28. 
  26. ^ Honda MH02

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