The Cessna Citation X, a medium-sized long-range business jet, marked the launch of the all-new 750 series, taking over the well established 650 series. It was considered a completely new aircraft, made from scratch in all major aspects and not an upgraded version of previous Citation Jet aircraft.
As of February 2018, 75% of Citation X aircraft were purchased pre-owned by their current owners, the other 25% new. 10.4% are for sale with more than half of those (69%) under an exclusive broker agreement. When for sale, the average time on the market is 373 days.
The Citation X was announced at the NBAA Convention in October 1990 with the first prototype taking flight in December 1993. The first delivery of the Citation X occurred in July 1996 to golfer and devoted Cessna customer, Arnold Palmer. A total of 315 Citation X aircraft have been manufactured with 309 currently in operation worldwide. An updated version called the New Citation X+ was launched in 2010 featuring upgraded engines and advanced avionics systems. Deliveries of the new Citation X+ started in 2013 and there are currently 27 in operation worldwide.
There are 309 Citation X aircraft in operation today. Most of these are wholly owned (276), with 26 in fractional and 7 in shared ownership. 11% are currently leased. North America has the largest percentage of wholly owned Citation X aircraft (88%), followed by Europe (5%).
Two Rolls-Royce AE3007C engines power the Citation X each offering 6,764 pounds of thrust and using 325 gallons per hour (GPH). The range of the Citation X is 3,111 nm operating under NBAA IFR 4 passengers with available fuel.
The cabin volume for the Citation X is 620 cubic feet. Typical configuration features 8 passenger and 2 crew seats.
|Maximum Cruise Speed:||514 kts||952 km/h|
|Long-range Speed:||470 kts||870 km/h|
|Takeoff distance:||5,140 ft (1,567 m)||(SL, ISA, MTOW)|
|Landing distance:||2,730 ft (832 m)||(SL, ISA, MLW)|
|Maximum operating altitude:||51,000 ft (15,545 m)|
Noise Level (EPNdB)
|A.||Maximum ramp weight:||36,400 lb (16,511 kg)|
|B.||Maximum takeoff weight:||36,100 lb (16,375 kg)|
|C.||Maximum landing weight:||31,800 lb (14,424 kg)|
|D.||Maximum zero fuel weight:||24,400 lb (11,068 kg)|
|E.||Standard basic operating weight:||22,100 lb (10,024 kg)|
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