Cessna Citation Jet 1+ is a turbofan-powered light corporate jet built by Cessna and developed as an improved version of the Citation CJ1. It is distinguished especially because of the two Williams International FJ-44-1AP engines.
The CJ1+ was first communicated at the NBAA annual convention in 2004 and gains its type certificate less than a year later.
The basis for this aircraft was the Model 525.
Citation Jet 1+ comes with more than a few important enhancements, for instance the performances has been significantly improved, so we discover the fuel efficiency.
Top Speed:447 mph
Like the rest of the popular CJ line, the 1+ features Williams engines (FJ44-1AP for the CJ1+) and Collins Pro Line 21 avionics.
In 2006, Cessna delivered 1,239 aircraft, including 307 Citation business jets, and registered revenues of about $4.2 billion and a backlog of $8.5 billion. Since the company was originally accepted in 1927, some 190,000 Cessna airplanes have been distribute to nearly every country in the world.
The global fleet of more than 5,000 Citations aircrafts is the largest fleet of business jets in the world.
The CJ1 improved on the CitationJet by adding a more-modern EFIS avionics suite and a moderate development in maximum takeoff weight.
The CJ1 has been modernized by the CJ1+, which shares the same airframe but has an extra updated avionics package, and FADEC to allow the engines to be kept under control by a computer rather than mechanical controls.
At 41,000 feet, the CJ1+ can travel more than 20 kts faster than the CJ1.
In addition, a 100-pound gross weight increase of the CJ1+ allows it to carry more payloads over greater distances.
Takeoff Distance - 3,250 ft (991 m)
NBAA IFR range with single pilot and three passengers is 1,285 nm. CJ1+ takeoff distance is 3,260 feet and landing distance is 2,590 feet.
All these improvements are delivered at an unbeatable price.
Another important element is the special acoustic-blanket soundproofing, that make the cabin one of the quietest.
So, this aircraft has more speed, more range and climbs higher having less fuel.
Top speed of 389 knots (720 km/h), range of 1,297 nautical miles (2402 km),
Cessna Citation CJ1+ Exterior
This phenomenal aircraft is simply to fly and also has an exceptional performance. Also the exterior design is safe, unique and makes the aircraft stable and easy to fly. There is also a large storage area, for your trip to be fantastic.
Highly accomplished at most any mission
Having a unique natural laminar-flow wing, CJ1+ and CJ2+’s performance is enhanced.
This laminar-flow wing keeps an uninterrupted flow of air across a greater area of its surface; this means an increase in airspeed when compared to earlier designs.
To help you safely an anti-ice protection on the windshield, wings, engine inlets and pylons is realized.
You can land on smooth surface from now one; because Citation CJ1+ has a useful component like a trailing-link landing gear which also will permits the access to a multitude of airports.
13 ft 9 in (4.19 m)
42 ft 7 in (12.98 m)
46 ft 11 in (14.3 m)
Cessna Citation CJ1+ Interior
The true masters of space and light created a wonderful Citation CJ1+ cabin with an exquisite and finely interior. Also the headliner, cabinetry, roomy cabin and window shades are all new. We should remark the convenient foldaway writing tables that will help you to work under no tension.
Designed for two crew and five or six passengers, this aircraft offers the comfort you need.
The facilities include a belted flushing toilet, refreshment center, LED indirect lighting and both nose and tailcone external baggage compartments.
Because of the special acoustic-blanket soundproofing, the Citation CJ1+ is one of the quietest cabins in its class. It is equipped with one-piece headliner which comes complete with integrated auxiliary lighting and cabin ventilation and we will find here a cool-burning LED indirect lighting for a tranquil ambiance.
The belted flushing toilet have a particular effect, it serves as the sixth seat. The cabin is provided with grey leather upholstery, grey carpet and wood grain cabinetry. The passengers will feel like at home because they have some benefits: newly styled reclining seats track, the belted lavatory also doubles as an extra passenger seat.
You can use a laptop or other productivity tools because a 110-volt power supply is provided.
57 in (1.45 m)
58 in (1.47 m)
11 ft (3.35 m)
Standard Seating Capacity
45 cubic ft (1.3 cubic m)
Cessna Citation CJ1+ Avionics
Not only pilot but everyone will talk about how nice was their flight after a ride with Citation CJ1+, this is more than a pilot-friendly aircraft.
Having a fully integrated Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 flight deck, the CJ1+ pilots will manage their aircraft from the most advanced avionics suite in the category.
Pro Line 21
A Multi-Function Display (MFD) with Two 8 x 10-inch (.20 x .25 m) Primary Flight Displays (PFDs) also the Collins FMS-3000 Flight Management System (FMS) and Pro Line 21 CNS radios will increase your safety.
Standard equipment also contains a Collins autopilot with VNAV, FMS performance database, avionics diagnostics, LandMark TAWS 8000 (Class B), dual Comm/Nav, SKYWATCH HP (TCAS I) and a satellite which transmits graphical weather.
All primary flight, weather, navigation, and engine data is consolidated in large, easy-to-scan active-matrix LCDs for information control and intuitive, at-a-glance situational awareness.
Cessna Citation CJ1+ Engine
The Williams FJ44-1AP engines deliver more control than the original CJ1 powerplants, but we also discover some other interesting components like the nacelles and pylons redesigned; a fairing over the main gear wheel.
The aircraft can now climb directly to 41,000 feet (12,497 m) in 27 minutes, because the maximum takeoff weight has increased 100 pounds (45 kg) – a major progress from the 58-minute step climb of the earlier CJ1.
max cruise 389 knots (448 mph or 720 km/hr)
Having the addition of full-authority digital engine controls (FADEC) will simplify the engine operation and reduce pilot workload during the complex phases of flight.
Williams FJ44-1AP turbofan engines are controlled by two dual channels FADEC.
The engine has a twin-spool design with three compression stages and three turbine stages and also produces 1,965 pounds (8.74 kN) of thrust at sea level, static conditions, flat rated up to 72°F (22°C). The FADEC system also offers you the time-limited dispatch, diagnostics, and engine synchronization.
Cessna Citation CJ1+ Safety
Safety begins with a durable aircraft; it is stress-tested five times the aircraft’s standard lifetime.
Cessna Citation has sold more airplanes than anyone else in history because some good reasons like the exceptional performance and payload, the interior comfort, reliability and value.
Having all these benefits the flight is not only safe but also relaxed.
The familiarity to the controls and the ease of pilot operation will give you more trust to take your family and to have a nice trip.
The blend of the latest thinking in human factors engineering, the ergonomics and user experience design to create environments will make the air travel safer, simpler and more pleasurable.
“Any new part, structure or material has to earn its way onto our aircraft.”
What that means for Cessna customers is that this jet has been tested exhaustively to prove its stability and trustworthiness.
Now, the pilot operation will not require much effort, because you’ll notice certain "rightness" to the flight deck, a sense of familiarity to the controls and that make flying safer, simpler and more pleasurable.
The best devotion to provide some of the safest aircraft in the world; comes only from Cessna.