Citation VI Private Jet Charter Flights and Prices
The Citation VI, was intended to be an economy version of the III, with a basic, standardized avionics package and a generic cabin interior, without the option of custom interiors that were designed for each customer as was the practice with the III. The first flight of the VI took place in 1991. 39 aircraft were built until May 1995, when the model was retired.
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The average hourly rental rate of the Citation VI is around 2,900 USD per hour.
|Length||55.50 ft||16.92 m|
|Wing Span||53.50 ft||16.31 m|
|Height||16.80 ft||5.12 m|
|Bag. Capacity||61 ft³||2 m³|
|Length||18.70 ft||5.70 m|
|Width||5.70 ft||1.74 m|
|Height||5.80 ft||1.77 m|
|Area||438 ft³||12 m³|
|Charter Rate||2,900 USD/hour||2,900 EUR/hour|
|IFR Range||2,054 nm||3,804 km|
|Cruise Speed||468 KTAS||867 km/h|
|Certified Ceiling||51,000 ft||15,545 m|
|Rate of Climb||3,684 ft/m||1,123 m/m|
|Takeoff Distance||4,850 ft||1,478 m|
|Landing Distance||2,425 ft||739 m|
|Max Takeoff Weight||22,200 lbs||10,070 kg|
|Max Landing Weight||20,200 lbs||9,163 kg|
|Useful Weight||8,410 lbs||3,815 kg|
|Payload with Full Fuel||6,300 lbs||2,858 kg|
More about the Citation VI
After the Citation V retired from production, the Cessna Corporation introduced the Citation VI. Designed from the Citation III, the Citation VI was presented as a standardized aircraft for increased production efficiency. Included in the design considerations were the opinions and recommendations of current Citation III owners and operators. With their input, the Citation VI features upgraded engines, a renovated interior, and updated avionics, improving performance and increasing customer satisfaction. The Cessna Corporation strives to achieve comfort, performance, and reliability in their private jet designs, and these standards clearly shine through the Citation VI.
Production on the Citation VI started in 1991 and ended in 1995. 38 aircraft have been built so far.
Key Features of the Citation VI
The Cessna Citation VI has numerous configurations, but is generally equipped to accommodate six to nine passengers. The cabin of the Citation VI measures 18 feet long, stretches 5.8 feet wide, and reaches 5.9 feet in height. This private business jet features a maximum differential pressure of 9.3 psi, allowing for a sea level cabin altitude at an altitude of 25,230 feet. With this maximum differential, the Citation VI is also capable of maintaining an 8,000 foot cabin altitude at its maximum certified ceiling of 51,000 feet. The cabin area comes standard with comfortable, adjustable seats, convenient and sturdy tables that fit between the seats, and a refreshment center. More insulation is installed in the Citation VI for better heat distribution and noise cancellation. Engine bleed air is utilized for the anti-ice of the engine inlets, wing leading edges, and the windshield.
Capabilities of the Citation VI
The Cessna Citation VI comes standard with two Garrett TFE 731-3C-100 two spool geared turbofan engines. These engines are rated at 3,650 pounds of thrust each at take off. With these high performing engines, the Citation VI requires 5,030 feet of runway to take off and needs only 2,424 feet of runway to land on a standard day. If a quick flight fits best into your business schedule, the Citation VI is capable of maintaining 468 knots at an altitude of 39,000 feet in a high speed cruise configuration. However, if your business venture takes you to a further destination, this private business jet is capable of maintaining its long range cruise speed of 404 knots with optimal performance at an altitude of 41,000 feet. With a range of 1,892 nautical miles, the Citation VI offers many options for your business venture destination.
The Cessna Corporation selected the Honeywell SPZ-650 avionics suite for the Citation VI. Instrumentation in this package includes a Honeywell EDZ-600 EFIS, a Honeywell 8000 EGPWS, a Sperry Primus 300SL color radar, a Honeywell PZ-650 A/P, a King KMD-850 multi function display (MFD), dual Collins VHF-22C communication systems, dual Collins VIR-32 navigation systems, dual Collins DME-42, a Collins ADF-60, dual Collins TDR-90, dual King KHF-950, a King KMH-820 TCAS I, dual Honeywell GNS-XLS, and a Sperry SPZ-650 FDS. Mode S transponders come standard with this Collins package.
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