WAAS updates approved for Cessna Citation Ultras and Encores


Updates can be performed at any of the nine Cessna owned Citation Service Centres

Cessna Aircraft has
announced that Wide Area Augmentation System upgrades are available for the
Citation Ultra and Citation Encore.

supplemental type certificate covers all Citation Ultras and Citation Encores
serial number 260 through 750 with an upgrade to dual Universal UNS-1Espw
Flight Management Systems certified for fully coupled WAAS LPV approaches.

upgrades can be performed at any of the nine Cessna-owned Citation Service Centres
in North America and Europe, according to Stan
Younger, Cessna’s vice president of Service Facilities. Owners may contact any
of the centers to confirm their avionics suite is WAAS-compatible and to
schedule an appointment.

technology augments GPS systems and gives pilots five times the coverage and 12
times the accuracy of GPS-only systems,” Younger says. “This new
after-market capability for our classic Citations also demonstrates the
company’s commitment to the on-going success of Citation owners and operators
for years to come.”