With the CJ4 Gen2 Cessna refreshes its bestseller, the popular Citation

The Citation CJ4 Gen2 is the newest model in the Citation range.

  • it can be piloted by a single pilot
  • its toilets have been enlarged and have two optional skylights
  • with the tablet you can lower the sun shades on the windows, turn off the lights and turn on the heating

The CJ4 Gen2 impresses above all with a new interior.

The Cessna Citation Jet / CJ line-up are light private jets built by Cessna in Wichita, Kansas. There are 7 distinct families of private jets bearing the Cessna Citation name. Textron Aviation is the parent company of US-based Kansas City Cessna, virtually the aircraft manufacturer that has sold more private jets in the world. The Citation CJ4 private jet, which began flying a dozen years ago, has been very successful around the world. Now Cessna has just introduced the new version of this aircraft, available for purchase right away.

Cessna is entering the next phase with its private jet Citation Jet.

In 2008, Cessna presented the larger variant of the Citation Jet to the public. Tuesday, February 9, 2020, the aircraft manufacturer presented the new version of the Citation CJ4. It has the Gen2 suffix. Basically, however, little has been changed on this private jet, which can be flown by a single pilot. More than 320 examples of the Citation CJ4 have been built since the CJ4 entered service ten years ago. In total, more than 5,000 different jets of the series fly through the air. This makes the model one of the most successful private jets in the world.

Technology as in a smart home

The changes are particularly evident inside. The redesigned cabin gives customers plenty of leeway to adjust colors and lights. With the tablet, you can lower the sun shades on the windows, turn off the lights and turn on the heating. In addition, there is the possibility of charging electronic devices via a USB port at each seat. Another innovation is the bathroom in the rear area of ​​the aircraft of the Cessna subsidiary of Textron. There are several options available to customers, even skylights can be installed in the washrooms to bring in more daylight. When boarding the plane, the customer can choose a logo that is projected on the ground in front of the door.

Deliveries begin immediately

The new Cessna Citation CJ4 Gen2 can travel over 3,500 kilometers at a speed of up to 450 knots. The delivery of the first copy is imminent. The new version of the private plane is expected to roll off the production line in the first quarter of 2021.