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CESSNA 525A Citation CJ2

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Name 525A Citation CJ2
Manufacturer CESSNA
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Mass group 2

Manufacturered as:

CESSNA Citation CJ2
CESSNA 525A Citation CJ2

CESSNA 525A Citation CJ2

CESSNA 525A Citation CJ2


Light corporate jet. In service since 2000 (FAA certification in April, first delivery in November). Stretched development of Citation Jet replacement CJ1 with extra two cabin windows.

Technical Data

Wing span 15.1 m49.541 ft
Length 14.3 m46.916 ft
Height 4.2 m13.78 ft
Powerplant 2 x 10,7 kN Williams FJ44-2C turbofans.
Engine model Williams FJ44

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 384 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.66 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 55005,500 kg
5.5 tonnes
Ceiling FL450 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC L Range 16801,680 nm
3,111,360 m
3,111.36 km
10,207,874.023 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C25A

  • C25A / Vehicle, Reykjavik Iceland, 2018 (On 11 January 2018, a privately-operated Cessna 525A Citation with a two-pilot English-speaking crew made a night takeoff from Reykjavik without clearance passing within “less than a metre” of a vehicle sanding the out-of-service and slippery intersecting runway as it rotated. The Investigation noted that the takeoff without clearance had been intentional and due to the aircraft slipping during the turn after backtracking. It also noted that the vehicle was operating as cleared by the TWR controller on a different frequency and that information about it given to an inbound aircraft on the TWR frequency had been in Icelandic.)
  • C25A, Bern Switzerland, 2018 (On 2 March 2018, a Cessna 525A touched down at Bern aligned with the left hand edge of the runway and then left it completely before re-entering it after a little over 300 metres and completing the landing roll without further event. Damage to the aircraft and six runway edge and taxi lights was subsequently found. The Investigation noted that the crew stated that they had retained full visual contact with the runway during final approach and that the recorded braking action was good. It was not possible to establish why neither pilot had been aware of the misalignment.)