The Cessna Citation CJ2 and CJ2+ (Model 525A) are an upgrade of model 525 (CJ/CJ1/M2). They vary most significantly from the Citation 525 series in respect to their markedly increased range and payload capacity. The CJ2+ is an improved version of the CJ2, featuring upgraded engines which provide a slight increase of engine thrust, range, and speed. Both the CJ2 and CJ2+ can be single pilot operated.
As of October 2020, 71% of all Citation CJ2+ aircraft were purchased pre-owned by their current owners, the other 29% new. 7.6% are for sale with more than half of those (71%) under an exclusive broker agreement. When for sale the average time on the market is 264 days.
The first delivery of the Cessna Citation CJ2+ occurred in 2005 and the series ended production in 2014. A total of 226 aircraft were produced with 3 now retired. The CJ2+ is the follow-on aircraft of the CJ2, which started production in 2000 and ended in 2006.
There are 223 Citation CJ2+ jets in operation today. The majority of these (209) are wholly owned with 9 in shared ownership and 5 in fractional ownership. 4.9% are currently leased. North America has the largest percentage of wholly owned Citation CJ2+ aircraft (56%), followed by Europe (30%), and South America (9%).
Two Williams-Rolls FJ44-3A-24 engines power the Citation CJ2+ each offering 2,490 pounds of thrust and using a combined 137 gallons per hour (GPH). The range of the Citation CJ2+ is 1,509 nm operating under NBAA IFR 4 passengers with available fuel.
The cabin volume for the Citation CJ2+ is 248 cubic feet. Typical configuration features 8 passenger and 1 crew seat.
|Maximum Cruise Speed:||413 kts||765 km/h|
|Long-range Speed:||357 kts||661 km/h|
|Takeoff distance:||3,360 ft (1,024 m)||(SL, ISA, MTOW)|
|Landing distance:||2,658 ft (810 m)||(SL, ISA, MLW)|
|Maximum operating altitude:||45,000 ft (13,716 m)|
Noise Level (EPNdB)
|A.||Maximum ramp weight:||12,625 lb (5,727 kg)|
|B.||Maximum takeoff weight:||12,500 lb (5,670 kg)|
|C.||Maximum landing weight:||11,525 lb (5,228 kg)|
|D.||Maximum zero fuel weight:||9,700 lb (4,400 kg)|
|E.||Standard basic operating weight:||8,030 lb (3,642 kg)|
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Of the 223 Citation CJ2+ in operation 213 or 96% have ADS-B Out installed.
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