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Citation Excel/XLS/XLS+

Production years::  1999 - Current 
Number produced:  1000+
Real-world cruise speed:  420/430 knots
Real-world range max fuel:  1600NM
Real-world range 4 passengers:  1400NM
Gallons Per Hour:  220
Seats: 2 Cockpit, 4 club, 2 forward facing, 1-2 side facing, optional belted lavatory. 
Typical asking price:  $4.0M/$6M/$9M

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Empty (typical) weight:            12,800lbs                                          Cabin height:           5'8

Max ramp weight:                   20,200/20,400lbs                               Cabin width:            5'6

Max takeoff weight:                20,000/20,200lbs                               Cabin Length:         18'6

Zero fuel weight:                    15,000/15,100lbs                                Aircraft length:        52'9

Max landing weight:               18,700lbs                                            Aircraft tail height:  17'2

Fuel capacity:                         6,740lbs                                             Wingspan:              56'3

Forward cargo:                       N/A                                                     Rear cargo:            800lbs

The Excel line of aircraft are some of the best-selling business jets ever produced.  Cessna combined great economics with a stand-up cabin for a big aircraft feel.  They kept the straight wing which allows excellent short field performance and a reasonably fast cruise speed of 420-435 knots up to 45,000 feet.  Operating costs are low compared to similar aircraft of other manufactures.  Auxiliary Power Units (APU’s) are optional on early models and standard for the XLS and newer.  The 560XL series requires 2 pilots, and the cockpit options are a Honeywell or Collins Proline 21 suite on the XLS+.  There is an STC available for a Garmin G5000 retrofit on Excels and XLS’s.  Acquisition prices have historically been stable as demand is high, although all models have shot up after 2020.  This is a staple in many fractional ownership fleets.  Info from the Textron Aviation site XLS+

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