Cessna Citation VII

The Cessna Citation VII model 650 series is a midsize business jet produced by Cessna from 1992 until 2000. The Citation VII was a more powerful version of the Citation III and had a standard double-club interior which seats up to 8 passengers and 2 pilots.

 

Specifications

 

Exterior Dimensions

Wing span: 53 ft 6 in
Length: 55 ft 6 in
Height: 16 ft 10 in

Interior

Cabin height: 5.8 ft
Cabin width: 5.7 ft
Cabin Length: 18.7 ft
Cabin volume: 422 cu. ft.
Baggage volume: 61 cu.ft.
Seating: typically configured for 8 passengers 2 crew

Avionics

Dual Collins Pro Line avionics, TAWS B, RVSM, EFIS, MSP, TCAS II, APU, ADS-B

 

Engines

Manufacturer: Honeywell
Model: TFE731-4R-S2
Horsepower: 4080 lb thrust

 

 

Performance

Horsepower: 3650.00 Gross Weight: 23,000
Top Speed: 473 Empty Weight: 11,720
Cruise Speed: 452 Fuel Capacity: 7;330
Stall Speed (dirty): 97 Range: 1833nm
 
Rate of Climb: 4315 fpm Rate of Climb (One Engine): 805
Service Ceiling: 51,000 Ceiling (One Engine):
 
Takeoff Landing
Ground Roll: 4940 ft Ground Roll: 2910
Takeoff Roll Over 50 ft: 5,150 Landing Roll Over 50 ft: 

 

 

 

 

History

 

The Cessna Citation III (Model 650) is an American business jet with 2,350 nmi (4,350 km) of range produced by Cessna and part of the Citation Family Announced at the October 1976 NBAA convention, it made its maiden flight on May 30, 1979, received its type certification on April 30, 1982 and was delivered between 1983 and 1992. The cheaper Citation VI was produced from 1991 to 1995 and the more powerful Citation VII was offered between 1992 and 2000, 360 of all variants were delivered. An all new design, it had a 312 sq ft (29 m²) swept wing for a 22,000 lb (10 t) MTOW, a T-tail and two 3,650–4,080 lbf (16.2–18.1 kN) TFE731 turbofans. Its fuselage cross section and cockpit were kept in the later Citation X, Citation Excel and Citation Sovereign.

 

Design

 

The Cessna Citation III, VI, and VII (Model 650) are American manufactured business jets with a 2,350 NM range produced by Cessna. They are part of the classic Citation Family Announced at the October 1976 NBAA convention; it made its maiden flight on May 30, 1979, received its type certification on April 30, 198,2, and was manufactured between 1983 and 1992. The Citation VI was produced from 1991 to 1995 and the Citation VII was built between 1992 and 2000, 360 of all variants were delivered. An all new design, it had a 312 sq ft swept wing for a 22,000 lb MTOW, a T-tail and two 3,650–4,080 lbf Honeywell (Garrett Turbine) TFE731 turbofan engines. Its fuselage cross section and cockpit were used in the Citation X, Citation Excel, and Citation Sovereign.

 

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