Tue, Apr 06, 2004
FMS No Longer An Option
Cessna says its Citation CJ3's standard avionics package has
been significantly improved. All Citation CJ3s will now come
equipped with a standard FMS performance database.
The new standard FMS performance database will provide takeoff
and landing performance data at customer's fingertips.
will be calculated and posted to the primary flight display. This
is the first time a FMS performance database will be standard
equipment on this class of aircraft. When Cessna announced the
Citation CJ3 at the 2002 NBAA convention, the FMS performance
database was listed as optional equipment.
The Citation CJ3 offers a Collins Pro Line 21 avionics system.
Cessna has included the copilot's primary flight display with
second air data computer as standard equipment, which equips the
aircraft for RVSM.
The primary flight displays and enhanced multi-function display
are presented on three 8-inch by 10-inch active matrix color liquid
crystal displays. Other integrated avionics features include an
Integrated Flight Information System (IFIS) with cursor control
panel and enhanced map overlays, dual panel mounted radio tuning
units, and Collins FMS-3000.
The Citation CJ3 is designed for single pilot operation. Its
maximum cruise speed is 417 knots at 33,000 feet. With two pilots,
full fuel, four passengers and baggage, the CJ3 offers an IFR range
of 1,771 NM and a VFR range of 1,900 NM. Service ceiling is 45,000
feet and the maximum gross takeoff weight is 13,870 lbs.
The time to climb directly to 45,000 feet at maximum gross
takeoff weight is 35 minutes.
Also: Evolution Aircraft, Sporty’s/Savvy Breakdown Assistance, Comprehensive Jack Pelton Interview, Part 4 FAA administrator Michael Huerta came to town at EAA AirVenture 201>[...]
Leading Edge Sport Avionics Company Pushes The Envelope For Both Sport and General Aviation Markets! Founded in 2000, Dynon Avionics’ mission is to create the best avionics a>[...]
Pilot Training System Has A Knack For Educating Aviators... Via Innovative Programs Established in 2011, Pilot Training System’s (PTS) online flight-training solution provide>[...]
Sporty's Pilot Shop Is A Pivotal GA Resource! Sporty’s Pilot Shop was founded over 50 years ago by a flight instructor, and ever since has been for pilots and by pilots. Hal >[...]
Trig Excels In Affordable Avionics That Fit YOUR Panel! Trig Avionics are experts in the design and manufacture of compact and innovative certified avionics for light aviation. Our>[...]