Cessna's Citation Mustang Achieves Full-Rate Production | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

AMA Drone Report

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday

Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI

Airborne On ANN

AMA 05.25.17

Airborne
05.22.17

Airborne
05.23.17

Airborne
05.24.17

Airborne
05.25.17

Airborne
05.26.17

Airborne-Unmanned 05.23.17

Airborne-YouTube

AMA 05.25.17

Airborne
05.22.17

Airborne
05.23.17

Airborne
05.24.17

Airborne
05.25.17

Airborne
05.26.17

Airborne-Unmanned 05.23.17

XPONENTIAL Innovation Preview -- www.allthingsunmanned.com

Wed, Oct 08, 2008

Cessna's Citation Mustang Achieves Full-Rate Production

Independence Plant Capable Of Producing 150 Planes Per Year

Cessna announced at NBAA 2008 this week the planemaker will achieve its planned full-rate production level on the Citation Mustang sometime this month.

Once full-rate production is achieved, Cessna will average three Mustangs rolling off the production line each week at its Independence, KS manufacturing facility. At full rate, employees on the Mustang line are scheduled to deliver 150 entry-level business jets per year starting in 2009.

"Not only have we met our goal on production, our Independence workforce is doing it with Cessna's usual high quality," said Ron Alberti, Cessna senior vice president, Integrated Supply Chain. "We've really pioneered integration of the Textron Production System, based on well-known Lean principles, resulting in high quality and efficient production. It's fairly common now for us to deliver a squawk-free airplane."

The Citation Mustang, along with the entire line of Citation business jets, is on display this week at the National Business Aviation Association Meeting and Convention. The current fleet of Citation Mustangs totals roughly 115 aircraft that have accumulated more than 19,000 flight hours, and the high-time aircraft has logged more than 500 hours.

The six-place Citation Mustang has a top speed of 340 knots, a range of 1,150 nautical miles with NBAA IFR Reserves and a service ceiling of 41,000 feet. The aircraft features a Garmin G1000 system that includes two 10-inch primary flight displays, one 15-inch multi-function display and the integrated GFC700 dual-channel, fail passive, digital autopilot.

FMI: www.cessna.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.25.17: DJI Spark!, S. Lakeland Airport, Moon Rock Sample

Also: Airbus Corporate Helos, Airborne Expansion, Gulfstream G600, Gogo Business, MilFuel, Aerion And GE, Pro Line Fusion DJI has just introduced the Spark, which they call an "eas>[...]

AMA Drone Report 05.25.17: Court Kills FAA Model Drone Registration, DJI Spark!

Also: AMA Reacts To Court, FAA Reaction, AUVSI Reaction, Kittyhawk Flight Deck APP Score one for us little guys... As you may have heard, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 05.23.17: Courts Nix Model Regs, Autonymous Flt, WATT 300

Also: King Schools Update, Kittyhawk APP, Robird And Integrated Drone Solutions, ICAO Drone Tracking The unmanned community got a bit of a jolt late last week when the US Court of >[...]

Airborne 05.24.17: Snowbird Update, New K-MAX, Spirit Pilots Express 'Regret'

Also: Kyle Franklin, FAA’s Earl Lawrence, SpaceX, Citation Longitude, ACSS ODA, Embraer JetWave, Boeing-Saudi As previously reported, the Canadian Snowbirds precision demonst>[...]

Airborne 05.25.17: DJI Spark!, S. Lakeland Airport, Moon Rock Sample

Also: Airbus Corporate Helos, Airborne Expansion, Gulfstream G600, Gogo Business, MilFuel, Aerion And GE, Pro Line Fusion DJI has just introduced the Spark, which they call an "eas>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC