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Cessna Citation Ascend mock up to make North American debut at NBAA-BACE 2023

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Dana Ermolenko
Country: United States Aircraft: Airplanes

NBAA-BACE 2023 will. be the place for Cessna Citation Ascend mock up North American debut. Citation Ascend is designed to bring an entirely new cockpit, improved performance and a more luxurious cabin to the midsize business jet market. Attendees will enjoy access to a completely new mock up at Textron Aviation static display at Henderson Executive Airport, including a fully sustainable interior, a new hard shell exterior with a custom paint scheme and additional functionality within the cabin. Currently under development, the Citation Ascend is expected to enter into service in 2025.

Lannie O’Bannion, senior vice president, Global Sales and Flight Operations, commented: “We designed the Ascend to take the best from our legendary 560XL series — the most successful family of business jets — and set a new standard in terms of comfort and performance. For the first time in North America, customers can see for themselves how the Ascend can transform their business or travel experiences and give them versatility and flexibility to accomplish any mission, now and in the future.”

The Citation Ascend mock up will join Textron Aviation’s impressive aircraft lineup on static display, including:

Textron Aviation static display will host a Bell 429.Visitors can learn about interior refresh options and avionics modifications at the hall and meet with experts to discuss their aircraft parts and service needs. Following its successful world debut at EAA AirVenture in July, the new single-engine turboprop currently in development, the Beechcraft Denali, will make its NBAA-BACE debut.

Citation Ascend is designed to bring an entirely new cockpit, improved performance and a more luxurious cabin to the midsize business jet market. Preliminary performance targets indicate a four-passenger range of 1,900 nm at high-speed cruise power (with an estimated maximum range of 2,100 nm), cruise at 441 kts and the ability to climb direct to 45,000 ft.

With sleek and modern features, customers will enjoy many of the luxuries found in the bestselling Citation Latitude and Citation Longitude, including a flat floor to provide generous legroom and flexibility for passengers. The aircraft will offer a Pratt & Whitney Canada PW545D engine designed to deliver fuel efficiency and increased thrust, as well as state-of-the-art Garmin G5000 avionics that feature the latest software and hardware, including autothrottle technology. The Ascend also features a Honeywell RE100 [XL] Auxiliary Power Unit approved for unattended operations.

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