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CESSNA 551 Citation II SP

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Name 551 Citation II SP
Manufacturer CESSNA
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

CESSNA Citation 2SP
CESSNA 551 Citation 2SP

CESSNA 551 Citation II SP

CESSNA 551 Citation II SP


A single pilot variant of the Cessna C550.

Technical Data

Wing span 15.90 m52.165 ft
Length 14.39 m47.211 ft
Height 4.57 m14.993 ft
Powerplant 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-4B turbofans, 2,500 lbF (11.12 kN) each.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 384 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 810 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.67 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 680 m
MTOW 68006,800 kg
6.8 tonnes
Ceiling FL430 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC L Range 20002,000 nm
3,704,000 m
3,704 km
12,152,230.98 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C551

  • C551 / B738, Oslo Gardermoen Norway, 2006 (RI HF) (On 7 September 2006, a Cessna 551 Citation, in normal visibility conditions entered the active runway at Oslo Gardermoen Airport, Norway without a valid ATC clearance. As result of the runway incursion, the ATC instructed a Boeing 737-800 to reject its take off thereby removing the risk of collision.)