May 20, 2015
Overview including differentiating features from other aircraft in its category
The Cessna Citation CJ4 (Model 525C), like its predecessor the Citation CJ3, is a stretch extension of the previous Citation Jet model. It differs most significantly from the previous models in its moderately swept wing design which it borrows from the Citation Sovereign.
As of March 2014, the Citation CJ4 market is comprised of 26% pre-owned. The percentage for sale is 4.7% with 71% of that under an exclusive broker agreement and average days on the market are 158 days.
The first flight of the Citation CJ4 took place on May 5, 2008. Deliveries began in 2010.
There are 150 Citation CJ4 aircraft in operation with 7 in shared ownership and 143 wholly owned. By continent, North America has the largest percentage at 77%, followed by Europe at 14% for a combined total of 91%. Also, 7% of the 150 Citation CJ4 jets in operation today are in fleet ownership with five...