Institute Airplane

1980 Cessna Citation II

Category:
transport/conveyance
Description:

The Upper Midwest Branch’s airplane is stored at the Meadowvale Airport in Elk River, MN. (about 16 miles from HQ).

The Cessna Citation II was the first of the Model 550 series of Citation jets, which are light corporate jet built by Cessna.

Performance

Cruise speed: 403 knots (464 mph, 746 km/h, 0.7 Mach) at 35,000 ft (10,670 m)
Stall speed: 82 knots (94 mph, 152 km/h)
Range: 1,998 nmi (2,300 mi, 3,701 km)
Service ceiling: 43,000 ft (13,100 m)
Rate of climb: 3,040 ft/min (15.4 m/s)

General characteristics

Crew: 2
Capacity: 8 passengers
Length: 47 ft 8½ in (14.39 m)
Wingspan: 51.7 ft (15.90 m)
Height: 15 ft 0 in (4.57 m)
Wing area: 342.6 ft² (31.83 m²)
Empty weight: 8,059 lb (3,655 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 15,100 lb (6,849 kg)

Bio:

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