Textron Aviation officials said its flagship Cessna Citation Longitude -- the company's biggest business jet yet and seen here at the 2017 National Business Aviation Association convention in Las Vegas -- is in the "home stretch" of FAA type certification. As late as last June it was expected to be certified by the end of 2017.
Textron Aviation officials said its flagship Cessna Citation Longitude -- the company's biggest business jet yet and seen here at the 2017 National Business Aviation Association convention in Las Vegas -- is in the "home stretch" of FAA type certification. As late as last June it was expected to be certified by the end of 2017. Jerry Siebenmark The Wichita Eagle
Textron Aviation officials said its flagship Cessna Citation Longitude -- the company's biggest business jet yet and seen here at the 2017 National Business Aviation Association convention in Las Vegas -- is in the "home stretch" of FAA type certification. As late as last June it was expected to be certified by the end of 2017. Jerry Siebenmark The Wichita Eagle

Here's why FAA certification of Cessna's flagship Citation jet has been elusive

June 07, 2018 04:58 PM