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Cessna 550 Citation II

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Date Taken:
September 1988
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Aircraft Data

The Citation II 550 series was a direct development of the earlier 500 series, the seating capacity being increased to 10. The 550 series evolved into the single pilot model 551 II/SP and then the improved S/II and the final production version, the Bravo

Summary data for Cessna Citation II -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
USA197794093028 - 10


2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D (2500 - 2965 lbf) or Pratt & Whitney Canada PW500 Series (3000 - 4500 lbf) turbofan engines.

Early versions used the PW JT15-D4, but the Bravo used the PW530A engines, rated at 287lb thrust.


Dimensions for Cessna Citation II -
Length (dimensions for the Citation 550 S/II)
Wing Span52 ft. 3 in.
Height15 ft. 0 in.
Empty Weight8,060 lbs.
Max Weight15,100 lbs.


Performance of Cessna Citation II -
Max Speed403 kts (performance for the Citation 550 S/II)
Cruise Speed380 kts
Ceiling43,000 ft.
Normal Range1,600nm
Max Range2,000nm

Updated 22nd January 2009

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