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Cessna Citation XLS+

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The Citation XLS+ is the third iteration of the Citation Excel series, replacing the XLS.  Compared to the XLS, the XLS+ integrates the Collins Pro Line 21 avionics and FADEC (full authority
digital engine control) engines.  The XLS+ shares the same cabin cross-section as the Citation X and Citation Sovereign.  The Citation XLS+ began deliveries in 2007 and the fleet consists of over 170 aircraft.   Current corporate operators of the Citation XLS+ SunTrust Bank, Harris Teeter and FirstEnergy

Citation XLS+ Buying Guide

The Citation XLS+ is available pre-owned on the open market or new through Cessna.  Most options available in the XLS+ are cabin options to include cabin layout, internet access, and cabin entertainment systems.  The XLS+ has 6-seats within the main cabin seating area.  Various forward refreshment center/side-facing seat combinations are available to add up to 2 additional
seats.  Engine maintenance plans for the engines (Honeywell CSP or JSSI) are available as well as airframe maintenance plans (Cessna Pro Parts).

Citation XLS+ Fleet & Budget

 Fleet Statistics:   Budget:  
 Years of Manufacture: 2008-Present Price, New ($):1  $13,033,000 
 Fleet Size: 213 Price, Average Used ($):2 $8,800,000
 North American Fleet: 124 Variable Cost ($/hr):3 $1,800
    Fixed Cost ($/year):4  $452,000

Citation XLS+ Performance & Trip Analysis

Performance:   1000nm Trip Analysis:5
Range, Seats Empty (nm):6 1,976 Flight Altitude (ft): 41,000 
Range, Seats Full (nm):6 1,528 Time En route (hh+mm): 02+26
Max Cruise Speed (kts): 433 Fuel Burn (gal): 239
Average Block Speed (kts): 404 Fuel Cost @ $5.00/gal: $1,195
Average Fuel Burn (gal/hr): 239
Rate of Climb (ft/min): 3,500
Max Operating Altitude (ft): 45,000
Balanced Field Length (ft): 3,910

Citation XLS+ Dimensions

Internal Dimensions: External Dimensions:
Cabin Length (ft): 18.5 Length (ft): 52.5
Cabin Height (ft): 5.7 Height (ft): 17.2
Cabin Width (ft): 5.5 Wingspan (ft): 56.3
Cabin Volume (cuft): 422

Citation XLS+ Weights & Comfort

Weights: Comfort:
Max Takeoff Weight (lbs): 20,200 Seats, Typical: 7
Basic Operating Weight (lbs): 12,800 Int. Baggage Capacity (cuft): 10
Max Payload (lbs): 2,300 Ext. Baggage Capacity (cuft): 80
Usable Fuel (lbs): 6,740
Payload with Full Fuel (lbs): 860

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1. As published in the BCA 2013 Purchase Planning Handbook.
2. Compiled from VanAllen research and AMSTAT. Updated October 2016.
3. Estimated based on $5.00/gallon fuel cost, average fuel burns, hourly engine and maintenance reserves. Crew trip and catering costs excluded.
4. Estimate including insurance, hangar, 2 pilots.
5. Source: B&CA Annual Purchase Planning Handbook, zero winds, ISA, 4 passengers, unrestricted climb.
6. As published by manufacturer using NBAA IFR reserves. Actual range may vary given your operational profile and routing. Additional analyses highly recommended.

All data for reference only and should be verified prior to making any purchasing decision.

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