List of very light jets

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This is a list of very light jets.

Aircraft[edit]

Aircraft Manufacturer Seats MTOW Cabin Height Engines Max. Cruise Max. Range Long Range Cruise (Specific Range @ TAS)[1] Unit Cost Deliveries Certification Date/Notes
In production
Cirrus Vision SF50 Cirrus Aircraft 5-7[2] 6,000 lb 4,1 ft G2: 1× Williams FJ33-5A G2: 305 kn[3] G2: 1,275 nmi[3] G2: 0.863 nmi/lb @ 259 kn G2: $2,38m[4] 169[5] October 28, 2016[6]
HA-420 HondaJet Honda Aircraft Company 6-8 10,700 lb 4,8 ft GE Honda HF120 Elite: 422 kn[7] Elite: 1,437 nmi[7] Elite: 0.663 nmi/lb @ 360 kn Elite: $5.25m[8] 150[9] December 8, 2015[10]
Citation M2 Textron 6-8 10,700 lb 4,8 ft Williams FJ44-1AP-21 404 kn 1,550 nmi 0.626 nmi/lb @ 323 kn $4,7m[11] 244[5] December 23, 2013
Phenom 100 Embraer 6-8 10,703 lb 4,9 ft PW617F EV: 406 kn[12] EV:1,178 nmi[12] EV: 0.626 nmi/lb @ 340 kn EV: $4.495m[13] 380[5] December 12, 2008
Under development
Eclipse 700 One Aviation 6 6,884 lb[14] 4,2 ft Williams FJ33-4 385 kn[15] 1,400 nmi[15] $3.6m[15] Wing-design prototype has flown as of September 2017
Flaris LAR01 Metal Master 5 3,300 lb 4,0 ft 1 × Williams FJ33-5A[16] 380 kn 1,730 nmi €1.5m ($1.9 m) Prototype flew in April 2019[17]
S-40 Freedom Spectrum Aeronautical 9 9,550 lb 6,0 ft GE Honda HF120 440 kn 2,200 nmi $6.8m In 2016, the company has informed that it is looking for funding to produce S-40 in Mexico
Stratos 714 Stratos Aircraft 4 1.46 m (4.8 ft)[18] 1× P&WC 535 415 kn 1,500 nmi TBD First flight Nov. 21, 2016. Certification anticipated in four to five years after funding for certification process raised.[19]
Homebuilt designs
FLS Microjet BD-Micro Technologies 1 659 lb 1× PBS TJ-100 engine 278 kn 200 nmi $189,500
SubSonex Sonex Aircraft 1 1× PBS TJ-100 engine 250 mph (220 kn) 300+ nmi $135,000
Viper Jet Viper Aircraft 2 Tandem J85 500 mph (430 kn) 800 nmi kits not in production
Completed projects
Citation Mustang Textron 6 8,645 lb 4.5 ft PW615F 340 kn 1,167 nmi 0.641 nmi/lb @ 319 kn[20] $3.35m[21] 479[5] September 8, 2006.[22] Production completed May 2017
Eclipse 500 Eclipse Aviation 6 6,000 lb 4,2 ft[23] PW610F 370 kn[24] 1,125 nmi[24] $2.15m[25][26] 260[27] September 30, 2006. (Company went bankrupt in 2009, was sold. New owners restarted production in September 2013 as Eclipse 550.)
Eclipse 550 Eclipse Aerospace/One Aviation 6 6,000 lb[28] 4,2 ft[28] PW610F 375 kn[24] 1,125 nmi[24] 1.040 nmi/lb @ 334 kn[20] $2.9m[25][26] 33[5] Company announced in March 2017 that production would phase out as it prepared development of the Eclipse 700.
Dormant or canceled projects
A700 AdamJet Adam Aircraft Industries 5-7 Williams FJ33 340 kn 1,200 nmi bankrupt and sold 2008[29]
Comp Air Jet[30] Comp Air 8 Ivchenko AI-25TL 320 kn 1,250 nmi dormant 2007
ATG Javelin ATG & IAI 2 3,100 lb Williams FJ33 530 kn 1,200 nmi dormant 2008[31]
ProJet Avocet Aircraft[32] 6 2× unknown 365 kn 1,200 nmi ~$2m cancelled 2006
Century Jet Century Aerospace 6 Williams FJ33-1 370 kn 1,500 nmi dormant 2001
D-Jet Diamond Aircraft 5 Williams FJ33-4 315 kn 1,350 nmi $1.89m[33] dormant 2015
Eclipse 400[34] Eclipse Aviation 4 1x PW615F 345 kn 1,250 nmi ~$1.35m[35] Company went bankrupt in 2009.
Epic Victory Epic Aircraft 3-5 Williams FJ33-4 320 kn 1,200 nmi ~$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.[36]
Epic Elite Epic Aircraft 7 Williams FJ33-4 390 kn 1,600 nmi Epic Aircraft went into bankruptcy in 2009 and its assets were bought in April, 2010 by Aviation Industry Corporation of China.[36]
EV-20 Vantage Jet Eviation Jets 10 Williams FJ44-1 424 kn 1,300 nmi dormant 2006
Jetpod P-200 & T-100 Avcen Limited 7-8 owner and founder died during August 2009 test flight
LeaderJet Maverick Jets[37] 4 Williams FJ33-4 412 kn 1,508 nmi $1.485m dormant 2004
PiperJet Piper Aircraft 7 1× Williams FJ44-3AP 360 kn 1,300 nmi $2.20m[38] Development suspended indefinitely on October 26, 2011
S-33 Independence Spectrum Aeronautical 9 7,500 lb 5,0 ft Williams FJ33-4 415 kn 2,000 nmi $3.945m [39] 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.
Safire Jet Safire Aircraft 6 Williams FJ33-4 380 kn 1,300 nmi cancelled 2006
Solo Jet Maverick Jets[40] 5 1× Pratt and Whitney JT-15-5 350 kn 1,200 nmi $1.25m Dormant 2006
Sport Jet II Sport Jet, Ltd.[41] 4-5 1× PW JT 15D 380 kn 1,000 nmi $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).[42])
TAMJet Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing 1/3 Williams FJ33 351 kn 1,350 nmi dormant 2008
Tecnam P-Jet Tecnam 2 1× turbofan Development News Release[43]
Vantage VisionAire Corporation 6 P&W JT15D-5D 350 kn 999 nmi VisionAir bankrupt and liquidated 2003, design developed into EV-20 Vantage Jet
Technology demonstrators
Honda MH02 Honda 6 P&W JT15D-1 353 kn[44]
Williams V-Jet II Scaled Composites FJX-2 300 kn
Aircraft Manufacturer Seats MTOW Cabin Height Engines Max. Cruise Max. Range Long Range Cruise Unit Cost Deliveries Certification Date/Notes

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