Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen 2: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide
The 2023 NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas was the debut launch for the new CJ3 Gen2 mock-up and the first example is expected to enter service in 2025.
The Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2 is designed and manufactured by Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company.
Textron Aviation announched flyExecutive at NBAA as the North American launch customer in 2025 and that Hahn Air of Germany was the European launch customerin 2026.
The CJ3 Gen 2 is furtjer upgrade of the CJ3+ business jet The CJ3 Gen 2 business jet is certified for single pilot operation.
Some say it is just anther Citation, but there are differences and improvements, more legroom in the pilot’s cockpit, autithrottles to help flight crew workload. In the passenger cabin, nine seats with the ability to charge phone and Ipad devices from each seat, improved lighting. Owners and operators have a choice of a bench seat or an extra storage cabinet in the passenger cabin.
Up to nine passngers being flown by a single piloton journeys such as London to Athens< New York to Denver or Wixhita to New York
Max Cruise Speed 415ktas/770km
Max Range 2,040nm/2,778km
Take-Off Field Length 3,180ft/ 969m
Landing Distance 2,790ft/ 844m
Max Speed Mach 0.737
The CJ3 Gen 2 short video from Textron Aviation