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Textron Aviation Marks Milestone 300th CJ4 Delivery

Textron Aviation's Steve Sperley hands over the keys of McNeilus Steel's new Citation CJ 4 to Levi McNeilus at a delivery ceremony yesterday in Wichita.

Textron Aviation has delivered its 300th Cessna Citation CJ4 light business jet, the Wichita-based airframer announced yesterday. The customer taking delivery of the CJ4 is Minnesota-based metals distributor McNeilus Steel, which has more than 450 employees in three states. McNeilus was previously a fractional owner of a CJ1+. 

“Our reputation is built on customer service, and our Citation CJ4 will help us strengthen that reputation through even more personal interaction with our customers,” said McNeilus purchasing director Levi McNeilus.

With seating for nine passengers and 1,040-pound baggage capacity, the Model 525C is the largest of the Citation light jets that also include the CJ3+ and M2. Certified for single-pilot operations, it has an NBAA IFR range of 2,165 nm and a maximum cruise speed of 451 knots. It’s powered by two Williams International FJ44-4A engines, each with 3,621 pounds of thrust.

The CJ4 was announced in 2006 and first deliveries began in 2010. “The Citation CJ4 continues to be a standout in the light jet segment due to its combination of high performance, low operating costs, and class-leading cabin amenities,” said Textron Aviation senior v-p of sales and marketing Rob Scholl. “Our light jet product range, led by the Citation CJ4, continues to pace this segment globally in terms of deliveries, primarily because customers appreciate what they get in terms of productivity and value.”

Source: www.ainonline.com

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