For those rushing to reach a regional and nearby, international destination, privately chartering for the classic Citation III would be ideal. This 8-seat aircraft has comfy interiors and competitive speeds for you to fly over 3,300 kilometers of distance within less than 3 hours. Additionally, this plane also has a spacious luggage compartment so you can bring your essentials to your intended location. If you’re on a business trip, you can bring your presentation materials and other necessities so you’ll be all set for your negotiations.
As another standard feature, the Citation III has a WiFi connection so you can stay in touch with family, friends and professional networks while flying. To make the most of your upcoming, regional trip, it’s best to inquire about the plane’s list of facilities with your prospective operator. Know more about the specifications of the Citation III, and be sure to charter for your very own flight on this aircraft today.
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Comfy and Convenient Interiors
Hopping on a 2-3 hour flight on the Citation III means you won’t have to line up in cramped airports or wait around in terminals. Simply agree on a meet up schedule with your operator and you’ll be all set for your trip. As you climb on board this private aircraft, you’ll find it has a refreshments area for you to have your food and drinks prepared. It also has comfy seats which can be reclined. On each side of the passenger seats, a pull out table may then be used to enjoy your snacks. The same table may also function as a platform for your laptop. Connect with the WiFi, and you can catch up on your emails plus update your cloud based documents.
Have a read through these interior specifications, to further have an idea of how your flying experience on the Citation III would be like:
- Can seat up to 8 passengers
- Height of Interior: 1.68 meters
- Width of Interior: 1.74 meters
- Capacity for Luggage: 57 cubic feet
- Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW): 21,500 feet
Fast Speeds for Regional Destinations
The Citation III has competitive speeds when compared to its counterparts. Did you know it can fly to its highest altitude of 51,000 feet within less than 15 minutes? If you’re flying from Toronto, Canada, this aircraft lets you reach as far as Nunavut, Mexico City, or Nevada, USA.
These performance details can further guide you in gauging how far and fast the Citation III can go:
- Speed: 405 knots (kts) or nautical miles per hour (nm)
- Range: 1,800 nautical miles or 3,333 kilometers
- Maximum Altitude: 51,000 feet
- Climbing Rate: 3,700 feet per minute
Will you also happen to max out the flying range of this classic aircraft? Then it’s best and safe to confirm its allowable passenger count and luggage weight with your chosen operator. In reference to your intended location, routes and flight plan, the plane will generally fly farther and faster with much lesser loads.
Manufactured by Cessna Aircraft Company, the Citation III had its first flight in 1979. It currently has over 200 units built and are being flown all over the world, with 3 other variants which followed suit. This aircraft was also developed to answer the market’s need for high-performing, mid-sized jets. As part of the Citation series, this classic continues to be sought-after among exclusive, corporate jet setters and leisure travelers alike.
If you’re gearing up for a regional or nearby international flight, the Citation III would be convenient to charter for. Book an exclusive, hassle-free on this aircraft today by seeing our system below and getting your very own live quote: