The Cessna Citation CJ4 is a part of the Citation business jet family and also is a stretch extension of the CJ3, adding an additional two feet to the CJ3 cabin.
Introduced in 2006, the CJ4 (also the Model 525C) brings a different wing design than the previous models and takes benefits of the moderately swept wing from the Citation Sovereign.
The operators and pilots feedback about the fusion between the design and refinements is an excellent one.
The new Williams International FJ44-4A engines produce 15.12 kN of thrust and can climb to over 13,000m in under 28 minutes, having also full authority digital engine control (FADEC). Max payload is 2,100 pounds (953 kg).
Our fully integrated flight deck for the CJ4 has considerably increased crew situational awareness, offering superior operational efficiency and built-in growth capacity to meet evolving airspace and regulatory requirements.
Land on runways as short as 2,665 feet (812 m)
The Citation CJ4 is projected to have a maximum speed of 518 mile per hour, a full fuel payload of 454 kg and maximum payload of 953 kg.
The Venue™ Cabin Management System has many benefits like a XM radio and hi-def Blu-Ray™ DVD, also a remarkable cabin environmental cooling and heating system, things that will revolutionize the way you think about aircraft cabin luxury and comfort.
Also you will enjoy the fly quietly and relaxed because of other facilities like the ergonomically designed seating and the lighting and temperature controls, the CJ4 cabin providing the comfort you desire and the utility you demand. With all these the pilot focus is where it needs to be – on flying the aircraft.
Cessna Citation CJ4 Exterior
One look at the CJ4 and you will recognize two things: it’s absolutely a CJ, and it’s by far the biggest one you’ve ever seen. The scaled-up T-tail confidently reveals the aircraft’s CJ heritage.
But the CJ4 is more than simply a stretched version of earlier models. In the air, it release remarkable speed and range while keeping up all of the great runway attributes you expect from a Citation.
More payload - Less taxiing
The CJ4, single pilot certified, is designed to demand no crew management in normal operation.
So you can take on full fuel with two pilots and still have capacity for 1,000 additional pounds (454 kg) of payload.
The CJ4 also brings in a different wing design than the earlier models, making use of the moderately swept wing from the Citation Sovereign.
|Height||15 ft 4 in (4.67 m)|
|Length||53 ft 4 in (16.26 m)|
|Wingspan||50 ft 10 in (15.49 m)|
Cessna Citation CJ4 Interior
Sophistication and function unite.
The new CJ4, the biggest from the CJ models have the most trendily decorated, ergonomically designed cabin ever.
You will have plenty of room to make the space your very own.
The Cessna engineers gained an extra two inches of width at foot level on each side of the cabin, making room for large, extravagant seats with a luxury sedan-type feel that passengers love.
But in 21st century the passengers want also entertainment, not only comfort and safety. That why CJ4 offers the latest technology and plenty of space to move about the cabin, what our customers want.
The spacious CJ4’s cabin comes standard with six club seats with a seventh seat across from the entry door, also the sits are customizable to the owner’s specs and all seats can be reclined.
Another facility came from the optional floor plan that offers a two-place side facing couch. Lockable external luggage area can be charged with a massive 1,000 pounds of total weight capacity.
Thanks to its revolutionary Venue Cabin Management System (CMS), the CJ4 cabin is equipped like a high-end media room.
Some facilities like the XM radio, CD and hi-def Blu-Ray™- compatible DVD player, seat monitors, moving maps and input stations for MP3 players will enjoy the passengers.
Also the auxiliary AV port permits for the use of an iPod or similar device, computer interface and other audio/visual devices.
Passengers will also be able to organize the cabin window shades, cabin environmental system and passenger entertainment from any seat.
Two 110-volt outlets in the cabin
You may recline all seats to horizontal or to a comfortable position, in this way the passengers will enjoy the ride more.
You could have an optional floor plan, providing maximum seating with a side-facing couch for two, also the Dual Zone Environmental System allow to each sets their own temperature conditions.
The Axxess Aircell® satellite telephones will keep you connected to the earth, also the two 110-volt outlets in the cabin make easy the use of in-flight productivity and entertainment tools.
Another interesting element is the belted flushing toilet in the aft cabin that offers an eighth passenger seat as well as additional luggage compartment in the side cabinet.
|Height||57 in (1.45 m)|
|Width||58 in (1.47 m)|
|Length||17 ft 4 in (5.28 m)|
|Standard Seating Capacity||8|
|Baggage Capacity||76 cubic ft (2.2 cubic m)|
Cessna Citation CJ4 Avionics
We can affirm that the CJ4 flight deck is literally the finest in the world because of some important characteristics.
With Pro Line 21, the pilots focus is where it needs to be – on flying the aircraft. Our fully integrated flight deck for the CJ4 has significantly improved crew situational awareness, offering superior operational professionalism and built-in growth capability to meet evolving airspace and regulatory necessities.
The Pro Line 21 package characteristics: four huge 8 x 10-inch AMLCD color displays teamed with dual Control Display Units (CDUs) forward of the throttle quadrant.
Having all these pilot workload will be significantly reduced. Also some changes are made at the panel, it is tilted now and instead of toggle switches there are push buttons.
The cockpit’s electrically heated windshields and side windows keep the flight deck whisper-quiet and your ride will be more relaxed.
The optional CJ4 facilities include electronic charts and approach plates, broadcast graphical weather and data uplinks, FMS performance database and other emerging graphical technologies.
Flight Management System
The workload is reduced automatically because of some advantages like: a single Collins FMS-3200 works in conjunction with the pilot-side CDU and is synchronized with the second CDU.
To present a blended navigation solution the FMS-3200 mix together an integrated WAAS-capable GPS with DME and VOR sensor inputs. Also a second FMS-3200 is available as an option.
The Pro Line 21 works in conjunction with the Maintenance Diagnostic System to offer a listing of faults, advanced diagnostics data, for each fault and fault history to assist in general maintenance.
Cessna Citation CJ4 Engine
Maximum Cruise Speed – 518 mph
The Williams FJ44-4A engines associated with the aerodynamic enhancements give exceptional performance benefits.
The main characteristics for the CJ4 engine are: max payload is 2,100 pounds (953 kg), full-fuel payload tips in at an even 1,000 pounds (454 kg) and also the engine generates 3,400 pounds (15.12 kN) of thrust.
Even more benefits: At maximum takeoff weight, the CJ4 will lift off on as little as 3,300 feet (1,006 m) of runway and it needs only 2,665 feet (812 m) to land. In just 28 minutes the CJ4 will climb directly to 45,000 feet (13,716 m).
Range - 1,963 nm (3,635 km)
CJ4 is an easy to fly aircraft, the pilot workload will be significantly reduced, also because of the FADEC - full-authority digital engine controls, which simplify engine control and operation.
The Williams FJ44-4A turbofan engine has a twin-spool design with three turbine stages and four compression stages, in addition it is a medium bypass, generating 3,400 pounds (15.12 kN) of takeoff thrust at sea level, static conditions, flat rated up to 79°F (26°C).
The FADEC system helps a lot the engines, providing time-limited dispatch, diagnostics, and engine synchronization.
Cessna Citation CJ4 Safety
Safety is always at the forefront.
There are a lot of reasons why the Citation sold more airplanes than anyone else in history.
The exceptional performance and payload are the main characteristics but also we can add the interior comfort, reliability, value and the peace of mind that comes standard with every Cessna aircraft.
Safety begins with a durable and stable airframe. This airframe is stress-tested five times the aircraft’s regular lifetime.
The Citation aircraft landed more than 18 million times and have logged more than 20 million flight hours that means good performances.
The familiarity to the controls and the ease of pilot operation will give you more confidence 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 your trip 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 demonstrate 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 offer some of the safest aircraft in the world comes only from Cessna.
|Single Pilot Certified||Yes|
|Maximum Cruise Speed||451 ktas (835 km/h)|
|Certified Ceiling||45,000 ft (13,716 m)|
|Takeoff Distance||3,300 ft (1,006 m)|
|Landing Distance||2,665 ft (812 m)|
|Rate of Climb at Sea Level||N/A fpm (N/A mpm)|
|Range||1,963 nm (3,635 km)|
|Maximum Weights||Citation CJ4|
|Ramp Weight||17,070 lb (7,743 kg)|
|Takeoff Weight||16,950 lb (7,688 kg)|
|Landing Weight||15,500 lb (7,031 kg)|
|Zero Fuel Weight||12,360 lb (5,606 kg)|
|Usable Fuel Capacity||5,810 lb (2,635 kg)|
|Typically-Equipped Empty Weight||10,260 lb (4,654 kg)|
|Useful Load||6,810 lb (3,089 kg)|
|Maximum Payload||2,100 lb (953 kg)|
|Full-Fuel Payload||1,000 lb (454 kg)|
|Model (Number)||FJ44-4A (2)|
|Power Output (thrust)||3,400 lb (15.12 kN)|
|Time Between Overhauls||5,000 hr|
Pricing and Cost
Please contact a Cessna sales representative for current pricing and availability.