The new Model 525 represented a dramatic evolution in the lineage of the Citation. It featured a low-drag natural laminar-flow wing, a T-tail, and the Williams Rolls-Royce FJ44-1A turbofan engine. The CitationJet's first flight was recorded on April 29, 1991, and certification to FAR Part 23 was received in December of 1992. 359 CitationJets were produced before a block point change to the follow-on CJ1 at serial number 360 in 2000. The CitationJet seats two crew members and four to six passengers depending on configuration.The CitationJet is powered by two Williams-Rolls FJ44-1A turbofan engines rated at 1900lbs. of thrust at ISA +7 C. The engines have an inspection interval of 3,500 hours.
The Cessna Citation Jet has a range of 1,119 nautical miles. Type in your city or airport identifier for a visual representation of the NBAA IFR Range (NM) for this aircraft.