Cessna 510 Aircraft Model
Do you own a Cessna Citation Mustang? The Cessna 510 is a descendent of the Cessna Citation Mustang.
Cessna manufactured a very lightweight jet plan known as The Cessna 510 Aircraft.
This aircraft model was launched at the NBAA convention in 2002. On April 23, 2005., the first Cessna 510 Aircraft model flight took place. On September 8, 2006.
It was awarded FAA type certification and was issued on November 22, 2006.
After the construction of 479 aircrafts, its manufacturing was ended in 2017. The second-hand 2009-2016 Mustangs price was 1.85 to 2.5 million US dollars in 2018.
The weight of this MTOW jet is 3,921 kg (8,645 lb) and is electrically powered by two P&WC PW615F turbofans of 6.5 kN (1,460 lbs).
The range of the Cessna 510 Aircraft model is 2,161 km (1,167 nmi) and can reach 630 km/h (340 kn).
The Cessna 510 is a cantilever tiny-wing jet with retractable tricycle gear, T-tail and swept wing.
To the left of the front side, there is one main door, and an emergency door is located to the right of the centre of the monoplane.
The basic layout of the Cessna 510 aircraft model includes a toilet, four passenger’s seats in the rear cabin and two seats in the control cabin.
The framework of the aircraft is mainly made of aluminium alloy and consist of three wing spar. Two Pratt and Whitney Canada PW615F are used to supplying power to the aircraft; these turbofans are installed in the pods on the rear fuselage.
The Cessna 510 Aircraft was constructed at the Cessna production facility (Independence, Kansas).
This aircraft is authorized for single-pilot operations like many other lightweight aircraft.
Specifications of Cessna 510 aircraft model:
Are you wondering about the specifications of the Cessna 510? Right? If yes, continue reading as we will discuss some specs of this aircraft. Now without any further delay, let’s check them out!
Flight crew: one or two flyers (pilots)
Powerplants: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW615F turbofans (each of these has a thrust of 6.5 kN (1460 lbs.))
Capacity of the jet: 4 or 5 travelers Cargo of 1420 kg (3139 lb)
Height of the aircraft: 4.09 m (13 ft 5 in.)
Length of the aircraft: 12.37 m (40 ft 7 in.)
The wingspan of the aircraft: 13.16 m (43 ft 2 in.)
Maximum take-off weight: 3930 kg (8645 lb.)
Unland vehicle mass: 2540 kg (5600 lb.)
Performance of Cessna 510 Aircraft model:
Here we will look into the performance of this amazing aircraft.
Cruising speed of Cessna 510: 630 km/h (340 kN, 390 mph)
The maximum speed of the jet: 777 km/h (420 kN, 483 mph)
Drop ceiling of the aircraft: 12500 m (41000 ft.)
Range at maximum take-off weight: 2161 km (1167 nmi, 1343 mi)
Climbing rate of the jet: 15.3 m/s (3010 ft/min)
Thrust at a maximum take-off weight of the aircraft: 0.337
Landing distance: 729 m (2380 ft)
Take-off distance: 948 m (3110 ft)
The instrument used for the measurement of the performance of Cessna 510 Aircraft:
Users of Cessna Citation Mustang:
About half of the manufactured aircrafts are in Canada and United States; most of these are used by individuals or firms.
Usually, the owners flew the crafts, but some of the owners share the use of the aircraft with air charters and pay a portion of fixed operating costs.
Mostly the third-party crew fly the Cessna Citation Mustang outside North America.
The other half of the manufactured aircraft are in Europe; 20 aircraft in Australia, 11 in Germany, 23 in the British Isles, 20 jets in France, 4 in Italy, 5 in Switzerland, and 6 in the Czech Republic.
In Latin America, there are three in Argentina, 10 in Mexico, 2 in Venezuela, 31 in Brazil and Guatemala, Paraguay, Panama, and Chile have one each.
In the Middle East, two are in Israel, 4 in Egypt and four in turkey. There are five in New Zealand, 9 in Australia, and 6 in Africa.
Now, let us tell you about an accident that occurred while flying Cessna 510 Aircraft model. While this aircraft was introduced in 2005, the Aircraft would be Accident free for 12 years.
On December 14, 2017, Skytaxi Luftfahrt was operating OE-FWD from the Egelsbach Airport. He was approaching Germany’s airport Friedrichshafen Airport; the aircraft crashed while he was 15 km from the runway.
The crashing of the aircraft resulted in the death of two crewmembers and the lone passengers (chief pilot Adi Anderst, company CEO and the captain).
It was the first major and fatal accident of the decade.
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