Cessna Aircraft has announced that its Citation Sovereign+ business jet has received European Aviation Safety Agency certification, Europe’s equivalent of the Federal Aviation Administration.
“We have a number of European customers ready to take delivery of their aircraft, and with EASA certification we can now get the Sovereign+ into the marketplace, ” Chris Henne, Cessna’s vice president of jets, said in a statement.
The Sovereign+ is an upgraded Sovereign, with a new cockpit, winglets, enhanced climb performance and range and Garmin G5000 avionics.
It has a range of 3,188 nautical miles and a top speed of 529 mph.
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The plane recently completed a demonstration tour in Europe, where it debuted at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland.