Cessna Citation flew for the first time 40 years ago

Cessna 1st flight.jpg

Cessna is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the maiden flight of the Citation. This is how Flight reported the event at the time: “Cessna flew the Fanjet 500 business jet for the first time on September 15 and promptly renamed it the Citation. “Also announced was a major revision of all performance, weight, dimension and price data from that which was first revealed a year ago. “The name Fanjet has been dropped because Cessna considers that the majority of business jets will be turbofan powered by the 1970s. “The Citation is the first of the new generation of mini business- jets powered by….” continue reading….


Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter to receive updates.

, , , , , , ,

3 Responses to Cessna Citation flew for the first time 40 years ago

  1. Richard Stamm 10 December, 2009 at 1:13 am #

    I think there are very few hobbies that can match the fun and cost effectiveness of folding paper airplanes. I mean all you need is paper and a little patience and you’ll have a toy that’s can as fun as any toy.

    You know I’ve trying folding all the paper airplanes found at http://www.paperairplaneshq.com and trust me, you’ll spend more than one weekend before you fold all 50!

  2. Theodore Chiumento 25 March, 2010 at 5:43 pm #

    Hey blog muy bonito!! El hombre .. Beautiful .. Amazing .. Voy a su favorito post y tomar la alimenta también …

  3. Gonzalo Borunda 25 March, 2010 at 5:43 pm #

    I just wanted to say I admire your blog! I was clicking around on yahoo when I found this resource. After checking out this resource I’ve come up with some great ideas for my site. I just thought I’d let you in on it

Leave a Reply