People fly all the time and airports are always crowded. Therefore it is completely normal that there are lots of improvements regarding the airlines. The engineers are discovering new ways to make a better and safer plane that transports not only people but also cargo. Now, we will stray slightly from mainstream airlines and companies in this industry everyone is familiar with and present you a new plane that is ready for the market! This must be great news for those who are into innovations in the air.
The Citation Longitude is the largest airplane currently being certified at Textron Aviation. A close competitor to Bombardiers Challenger 350, it has a range of 3500 nm with four passengers and flies at speeds of .83 Mach.
This airplane features the Honeywell HTF7700L turbo-fan engines, a design that is commonly used in this class of airplane but engineered with more fuel efficiency than ever before. These upgrades keep operating costs low on this airplane at just under $2,000 an hour which make it an ideal charter aircraft.
Nonstop New York to London, the Citation Longitude can get you anywhere in the world in a luxurious 6 foot tall, flat floor cabin. With a large, spacious galley equipped with a jumpseat for flight attendants, this airplane is designed for a new class of customer who expects nothing less than accommodations that feel as comfortable as their own personal living rooms.
The advanced cabin management system will give passengers the ability to use touch-screen control panels providing a fully interactive experience.
The Citation Longitude will feature digital inputs and Wi-Fi, with further options for satellite radios, Blu-ray players, external cameras and high-speed internet connections.
While certification has been delayed Textron Aviation reports to begin deliveries in the fall of 2018 and ramp up manufacturing throughout 2019. The Longitude has debuted at EBASE, NBAA, and all over the world with a very positive response. Looking forward it is sure to be the next best Super Mid Size jet of the decade.
Find out more on how to charter aircraft like the Citation Longitude by visiting the official valley jet website. Valley Jet is the premier provider of exceptional private travel charter services globally based in Scottsdale Arizona and San Deigo California.
It is hard not to love the new plane, but we are curious to learn how you feel about it! Make sure you leave a comment below.