Cessna 500 & 501 Citation, Citation I & Citation I/SP
The exceptionally mainstream Cessna 500 Citation and 500 Citation I spearheaded the passage level light business plane business, and their prosperity structured the premise for the world's biggest group of corporate planes.
Cessna turned into the first of the enormous three American producers (Piper, Beech and Cessna) to create a plane controlled transport. In October 1968 Cessna affirmed its plans to assemble another eight spot plane controlled business air ship that would be equipped for working into landing strips officially served by light and medium twins. Named the Fanjet 500, the model flew surprisingly on September 15 1969. Not long after the new minimal plane was named the Citation.
A generally long advancement system took after, amid which time various key progressions were made to the configuration including a more drawn out forward fuselage, repositioned motor nacelles, more prominent tail zone and added dihedral to the even tail. In this conclusive structure the Citation was conceded FAA affirmation on September 9 1971.
Changes including higher horrible weights and push reversers were added to the line in ahead of schedule 1976, emulated not long after by the presentation of the improved Citation I later that same year. Peculiarities of the Citation I were higher weights, Jt15d-1a motors and an expanded compass wing. A further model to show up was the 501 Citation I/SP, which is certificated for single pilot operation. The I/SP was conveyed in ahead of schedule 1977.
Creation of the Citation I stopped in 1985, its place in the Citation line left empty until the landing of the Citationjet (portrayed independently) a few years after the fact.
Immediate advancements of the Citation were the Citation II (now Citation Bravo) and Citation V (now Citation Ultra Encore).
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