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C525
Name 525 CitationJet
Manufacturer CESSNA
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Light
APC B
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

CESSNA CitationJet (525)
CESSNA Citation CJ1
CESSNA 525 CitationJet
CESSNA 525 Citation CJ1


CESSNA 525 CitationJet

CESSNA 525 CitationJet

Image source: IANS

Description

Small corporate jet. In service since 1993 (CJ1 since 2000). Developed as replacement of the CESSNA 500 Citation 1 with shorter fuselage, super critical wings and T-tail. Combines jet speed with very good field performance. To be replaced by CJ1 after 2000.

General

Aircraft name 525 CitationJet
ICAO code/WTC C525 / L
Manufacturer CESSNA
Type code/APC L2J / B

Technical Data

Wing span 14.3 m46.916 ft
Length 13 m42.651 ft
Height 4.2 m13.78 ft
Powerplant 2 x 8.45 kN Williams R-R FJ44-1A turbofans.
Engine model Williams FJ44

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C525

  • C525 / B773, vicinity London City UK, 2009 (LB LOS AGC HF) (On 27 July 2009, a Cessna 525 departing from London City failed to comply with the initial 3000 ft QNH SID Stop altitude and at 4000 ft QNH in day VMC came into close proximity on an almost reciprocal heading with a Boeing 777-300. Actual minimum separation was approximately 0.5nm laterally and estimated at between 100 ft and 200 ft vertically.)
  • MD87 / C525, Milan Linate, 2001 (WX RI FIRE HF) (On 8th October 2001, an SAS MD-87 taking off as cleared from Milan Linate in thick fog collided at high speed with a German-operated Cessna Citation which had failed to follow its taxi clearance and unknown to ATC had eventually crossed a lit red stop bar and entered the active runway just as the MD-87 was reaching the same point. After the collision, the MD-87 continued along the ground until it impacted, still at high speed, a ground handling building. Both aircraft caught fire and were destroyed. The 114 occupants of both aircraft and 4 ground personnel were killed.)
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