Final Cessna Citation Mustang Rolls Off the Line


The Citation M2 is positioned to take over the Cessna Citation Mustang’s light jet role.

According to Textron Aviation, they have just built the final production model of their Cessna Citation Mustang, which will be delivered in the coming weeks. According to company reps, more than 470 Mustangs were delivered to customers worldwide during its twelve-year production run.

Rob Scholl, the Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for Textron Aviation, said that the Mustang was an incredible success for both the company and customers and they were thrilled to celebrate the “the ingenuity and pride that went into creating the world’s most popular entry-level light jet.” He added that the company remained committed to developing new products and providing solutions to their customer, noting that the Citation M2 “is a great example of this and we believe it will carry on the legacy as the entry-level jet that pilots want and need.” Kriya Shortt, Textron Aviation’s Senior VP of Customer Service, added that their Mustang customers could continue to expect “the highest level of service through maintenance, parts and support solutions from our Customer Service organization.

More Details on the Cessna Citation M2

The company says they’re well positioned for a “seamless transition within the light jet segment,” with the Cessna Citation M2, powered by two Williams FJ44 engines, stepping into the Mustang’s place. First introduced in 2013, the company says that nearly 150 M2’s have been delivered to customers worldwide. They add that the Citation M2, designed for single-pilot operation and with seating for seven, is perfect for corporate, charter, or private use.

Cessna Citation M2, photo courtesy of Textron Aviation

Cessna Citation M2 Specs

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Featured Image: Cessna Citation Mustang, courtesy of Textron Aviation


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