The Cessna Citation Mustang, Model 510, is a "very light jet" (VLJ) class business jet built by Cessna Aircraft Company at their Independence, Kansas production facility. The Mustang, in standard configuration, has four passenger seats in the aft cabin and seating for two in the cockpit. Like most other very light jets, the Mustang is approved for single-pilot operation.
The Model 510 Mustang first flew on 18 April 2005. The airplane received full type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration on September 8, 2006. Cessna received FAA certification to fly into "known icing conditions" on November 9, 2006. Cessna delivered the first production VLJ to Mustang Management Group of Fresno, California on November 23, 2006, the same day the FAA awarded Cessna with the necessary certification.
The Mustang is a low-wing cantilever monoplane with a tricycle retractable landing gear and two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW615F turbofan engines, mounted in pods on the rear aft fuselage. The airframe constructed primarily of aluminum alloys, with a three spar wing group. One main door is located in the forward left section of the aircraft, with an additional emergency exit situated on the center right section of the fuselage.
Data from Cessna Aircraft Company
Published - July 2009
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