Sierra FJ-44 Stallion Flight Raises The Bar For Citation 500/501SP | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Most Recent Daily Airborne

Airborne On ANN

Airborne On YouTube/Hi-Def/Mac Friendly

Monday

Airborne 01.26.15

Airborne 01.26.15

Tuesday

Airborne 01.27.15

Airborne 01.27.15

Wednesday

Airborne 01.28.15

Airborne 01.28.15

Thursday

Airborne 01.29.15

Airborne 01.29.15

Friday

Airborne 01.23.15

Airborne 01.23.15

Tue, Nov 28, 2006

Sierra FJ-44 Stallion Flight Raises The Bar For Citation 500/501SP

Flies Over 1650 Nautical Miles In Under Four Hours

The results are in. On October 15, 2006 Sierra Industries CEO Mark Huffstutler flew his company's new Sierra Stallion nonstop from Scottsdale, AZ to Orlando, FL -– a distance of more than 1650 nautical miles –- in under four hours.

"This cross country flight to the NBAA convention in the Stallion demonstrates the range potential of our latest re-engining program," said Huffstutler. "Owners can count on a day to day range of 1400 nautical miles with their Stallion while cruising at Flight Level 430 and better than 380 knots true airspeed.”

The plane Huffstutler piloted -- a Stallion equipped with winglets -- hit a true airspeed of 389 knots, completing the 1654-nm trip in three hours, 57 minutes. The plane burned 458 gallons (3070 pounds) of fuel, and had 106 gallons remaining upon landing in Orlando.

A Cessna Citation 500/501SP featuring the more powerful Williams FJ44-2A engines, the Stallion is the latest in Sierra’s Citation product improvement program. The Stallion enjoys the added power of the FJ44 engine, but retains the thinner, classic wing of the Citation I.

The Stallion modification can be performed on any Citation 500 or 501SP and includes two new Williams International FJ44-2A engines. The modification can be done in as little as 10 weeks and is priced at $1,530,000. Sierra plans to complete 4 Stallions in 2006 and 9 Stallions in 2007.

FMI: www.sijet.com

Advertisement

More News

Klyde Morris 01.30.15

Never Feel Guilty About That Which You Cannot Change, Klyde FMI: www.klydemorris.com>[...]

Airborne 01.29.15: Meridian Upgraded, Solar Impulse Readies, Pipistrel's Wattsup

Also: Allegiant Strike?, API Partner Profile--AEA, VP-26's Last Orion, Orbital Merger, FAA Penalizes, Airbus Helis Piper Aircraft has introduced its newest top-of-the-line M-Class >[...]

Airborne 01.28.15: AMA Steps Up, AirAsia Stall Warnings, Obama Wants Carbon Cuts

Also: Ridiculous Arkansas Regs Proposed, Tecnam Juggernaut, New EC135 T2+ Training Helo, NBAA Joins 'Know Before You Fly', Wipaire Grand Opening, AirVenture SkyDive Record As the m>[...]

Airborne 01.29.15: Meridian Upgraded, Solar Impulse Readies, Pipistrel's Wattsup

Also: Allegiant Strike?, API Partner Profile--AEA, VP-26's Last Orion, Orbital Merger, FAA Penalizes, Airbus Helis Piper Aircraft has introduced its newest top-of-the-line M-Class >[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.30.15)

C133 Cargomaster Project It seems as if there's a website out there for almost any type of airplane that's ever flown, and while roaming around the Internet, we came across this on>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC