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Hahn Air becomes Citation CJ3 Gen2 European launch customer

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Hahn Air becomes Citation CJ3 Gen2 European launch customer - Business aviation publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: Germany Aircraft: Airplanes

Hahn Air will be the European launch customer for Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2. The deal signed at NBAA-BACE 2023 also includes a new Cessna Citation Latitude. Both aircraft are expected to deliver in 2026. Hahn Air has been a loyal Citation operator for nearly two decades and exclusively services the company’s fleet at Textron Aviation’s Düsseldorf Service Center. The new Citation Latitude and CJ3 Gen2 will replace Hahn Air’s existing Citation Latitude and CJ3+. 

Duncan Van De Velde, vice president of European Sales, Textron Aviation, commented: “Hahn Air is an outstanding operator, and we are excited to see the company upgrade their aircraft. The new Citation CJ3 Gen2 and Citation Latitude perfectly align with Hahn Air’s commitment to delivering a premium service to its customers.” 

Captain Daniel Rudas, general manager and COO, Hahn Air, said: “We are proud to continue our long-lasting relationship with Textron Aviation. For nearly two decades we have operated Citation business jets and this new order of the most reliable jets within the Cessna family will ensure we provide our customers with safe and comfortable flights, and a memorable and enjoyable experience.” 

Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2 sets new standards in the light jet market. Designed with pilot input, the cockpit boasts a spacious 4.5 inches of extra legroom for the pilot. The Garmin G3000 avionics system features autothrottle technology and seamless connectivity for reduced workload and heightened situational awareness, as well as optional Enhanced Vision System to provide improved clarity and optimized situational awareness. Passengers will appreciate the spacious and customizable cabin where they can create their ideal environment with features such as optional swivel seating, RGB accent lighting, USB-C power at every seat, wireless charging, executive tables and ample storage. The lavatory features CoolView skylights for natural light, an optional modern sink and vanity, and is externally serviceable for added convenience. 

The Citation CJ3 Gen2 will offer standard seating for nine passengers, with an option for eight passengers with additional storage. With a maximum range of 2,040 nm and a maximum payload of 2,135 pounds, the Citation CJ3 Gen2 offers excellent range, payload and superior field performance to enable pilots to achieve a variety of missions in extensive conditions.

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