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
Cirrus Vision SF50 Cirrus Aircraft 4-7[1] Williams FJ33-4 300 knots (555.6 km/h) 1,400 NM $1.72m[2][3] 500+ October 28, 2016[4]
Citation Mustang Cessna 6 PW615F 340 knots (630 km/h) 1,167 NM $2.65m[5] 500+[6] 345[7] September 8, 2006[8]
Eclipse 550 One Aviation 6 PW610F 375 knots (695 km/h)[9] 1,125 NM [9] $2.9m[10][11]
HA-420 HondaJet Honda Aircraft Company 6-8 GE Honda HF120 420 knots (778 km/h) 1,358 NM $4.5m[12] 130+[13] December 8, 2015[14]
Phenom 100 Embraer 6-8 PW617F 380 knots (704 km/h) 1,178 NM $3.6m[15] 500+ 240[16] December 12, 2008
Under development
Epic Victory Epic Aircraft 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.[17]
Epic Elite Epic Aircraft 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.[17]
Flaris LAR01 Metal Master 5 1 × Williams FJ33-5A[18] 380 kn (700 km/h; 400 mph) 1,730 nmi (3,200 km; 2,000 mi) €1.5 million ($1.9 million) 2018 [19][20]
S-33 Independence Spectrum Aeronautical 9 Williams FJ33-4 415 knots (770 km/h) 2,000 NM $3.945m [21] 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× P&WC 535 415 knots (769 km/h) 1,500 NM TBD First flight Nov. 21, 2016, Certification anticipated in 2019 [22]
Tecnam P-Jet Tecnam 2 1× turbofan knots (0 km/h) NM $ Development News Release[23]
Homebuilt designs
CruiserJet(X)Leader III Maverick Jets[24] 4 Williams FJ33-4 325 knots (601.9 km/h)[25] 1,450 NM 1.485m
Solo Jet MaverickJets[24] 5 1× Pratt and Whitney JT-15-5 350 knots (640 km/h) 1,200 NM 1.25m
SubSonex Sonex Aircraft 1 PBS TJ-100 engine 250 mph 300+ NM $125,000
Viper Jet Viper Aircraft 2 Tandem J85 500  mph NM kits not in production
Dormant or canceled projects
A700 AdamJet Adam Aircraft Industries 5-7 Williams FJ33 340 knots (630 km/h) 1,200 NM bankrupt and sold 2008[26]
Comp Air Jet[27] Comp Air 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[28]
ProJet Avocet Aircraft[29] 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
D-Jet Diamond Aircraft 5 Williams FJ33-4 315 knots (583 km/h) 1,350 NM $1.89m[30] ~300 dormant 2015
Eclipse 400[31] Eclipse Aviation 4 1x PW615F 345 knots (639 km/h) 1,250 NM ~$1.35m[32] Company went bankrupt in 2009. New owners may attempt to continue development.
Eclipse 500 Eclipse Aviation 6 PW610F 370 knots (685 km/h)[9] 1,125 NM [9] $2.15m[10][11] 260[33] December 31, 2006 (company went bankrupt in 2009, was sold. New owners restarted production in September 2013 as Eclipse 550)
EV-20 Vantage Jet Eviation Jets 10 Williams FJ44-1 424 knots (785 km/h) 1,300 NM dormant 2006
Jetpod P-200 & T-100 Avcen Limited 7-8 owner and founder died during August 2009 test flight
PiperJet Piper Aircraft 7 1× Williams FJ44-3AP 360 knots (667 km/h) 1,300 NM $2.20m[34] ~180[35] 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
Sport Jet II Sport Jet, Ltd.[36] 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).[37])
TAMJet Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing 1/3 Williams FJ33 351 knots (650 km/h) 1,350 NM dormant 2008
Vantage VisionAire Corporation 6 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)[38]
Williams V-Jet II Scaled Composites FJX-2 300 knots (560 km/h)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cirrus Jet Specifications PDF" (PDF). Cirrus. 2008-10-22. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-02-06. Retrieved 2009-01-18. 
  2. ^ "Reservations". Cirrus Jet. Retrieved 2009-05-01. 
  3. ^ GlobalPlaneSearch.com Cirrus Vision SF50 for sale price
  4. ^ Niles, Russ. "Cirrus SF50 Certified: First Delivery in December". AVweb. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  5. ^ Controller.com selling new 2008 Mustang
  6. ^ Cessna Citation Mustang Reaches 500-order Milestone Archived 2008-04-14 at the Wayback Machine. Cessna.com April 8, 2008
  7. ^ http://www.gama.aero/files/GAMA_DATABOOK_2011_web.pdf
  8. ^ "Cessna Delivers First Citation Mustang, Gains FAA Production Certificate" (Press release). Wichita, KS: Textron. 22 November 2006. Retrieved 15 July 2016. 
  9. ^ a b c d Pew, Glen (2006-12-06). "Eclipse Addresses Delays And Performance Guarantees". AVweb. Retrieved 2006-12-12. 
  10. ^ a b Niles, Russ (May 2008). "Eclipse Goes Ahead With Single, Hikes Price Of Twin". Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  11. ^ a b GlobalPlaneSearch.com Eclipse 500 Pricing Data
  12. ^ http://blogs.wsj.com/drivers-seat/2011/03/31/new-honda-jet-hits-489-mph-in-testing/
  13. ^ Filipponio, Frank (2006-10-20). "Honda sells 100 jets in 3 days". Autoblog. Retrieved 2006-12-12. 
  14. ^ Trimble, Stephen (9 December 2015). "FAA awards type certification to HondaJet". Washington DC: Flightglobal. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  15. ^ GlobalPlaneSearch.com Embraer Phenom 100 for Sale
  16. ^ http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/ebace-convention-news/2012-05-16/embraers-phenom-100-fleets-reaches-100k-hours
  17. ^ a b Grady, Mary (July 2010). "New Epic Owners At Oshkosh". Retrieved 1 August 2010. 
  18. ^ "FLARIS LAR 1 | Installing the engine in the Flaris". www.flaris.pl. Retrieved 2016-05-31. 
  19. ^ Flaris Aircraft web site in Poland
  20. ^ Sarsfield, Kate (12 March 2015), "New Polish ultra-light jet begins taxi tests", Flightglobal, Reed Business Information, archived from the original on 14 March 2015, retrieved 14 March 2015 
  21. ^ [1]
  22. ^ Stratos Aircraft web site
  23. ^ [2][dead link]
  24. ^ a b http://www.maverickjets.com/
  25. ^ Maverick Jets CruiserJet web site
  26. ^ "A700 Adam Jet Chosen by Magnum Jet" (Press release). Adam Aircraft Industries. 2006-10-16. Retrieved 2006-12-12. 
  27. ^ http://www.avweb.com/news/snf/SunNFun2007_CompAirLightJet_VLJ_194981-1.html
  28. ^ ATG Halts Javelin Program "ATG suspends operations" Check |url= value (help) (Press release). AVWeb. 2007-12-19. Retrieved 2007-12-19. 
  29. ^ Archive.org's archive of avocetprojet.com's web site
  30. ^ GlobalPlaneSearch.com Diamond D Jet for sale price
  31. ^ "Eclipse ECJ". Airventure. 2007-07-23. Retrieved 2007-07-23. 
  32. ^ GlobalPlaneSearch.com Eclipse Aviation sales price
  33. ^ [3]
  34. ^ GlobalPlaneSearch.com Piper Aircraft sales price
  35. ^ "Piper has 180 orders for PiperJet". ComPilots Aviation News Portal. 2007-05-21. Retrieved 2007-05-28. 
  36. ^ http://www.sportjetair.com
  37. ^ https://www.youtube.com/user/SportJetAir
  38. ^ Honda MH02

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