Citation Latitude gains FAA certificate

Terry Spruce

Cessna’s Citation Latitude has gained its US FAA certificate. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in the third quarter of this year.

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Scott Ernest, CEO of Textron Aviation says: “From inception, we looked at every aspect of how we design, build and deliver new products to the market with the goal to further improve upon the key attributes that make the Citation so highly esteemed.”

“From inception, we looked at every aspect of how we design, build and deliver new products to the market with the goal to further improve upon the key attributes that make the Citation so highly esteemed.”

“Throughout the certification program, the Latitude demonstrated breakthrough results, which are evident in the aircraft’s performance and value proposition. And now, customers can experience firsthand how the Latitude can reduce operating costs, while increasing productivity and profitability for their businesses,” adds Ernest.

The certification follows the debut of the Latitude in Europe at 2015’s EBACE in Geneva. During the flight over the aircraft flew non-stop from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Valencia, Spain in just over 5 hours.

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