Cessna Citation Bravo. Salon. Photo. Characteristics.
Cessna Citation Bravo. Salon. Photo. Characteristics.

Cessna Citation Bravo


Aircraft Model S550CitationS / II, taking off 14.02.1984, has a wing with aerodynamic "gashes" on the edge of the front and the new profile. He was provided with a turbofan JT15D4B. An embodiment of the aircraft, Model552, was picked up by the US Navy for the radar simulator. This machine, which received the military designation T47A, has reduced wing span and is equipped with turbojet thrust of JT15D 5 12,89kN. The aircraft set a different remote radar and radar system AN / APQ159 from F14Tomcat.

The first flight of the modified aircraft occurred 15.02.1984. Total 15 was purchased machines that joined the squadron VT86 based Pensacola Navy and operated until their replacement aircraft RockwellT39Sabreliner. Crew T47A, who earned the nickname platypus "Platypus", includes the usual instructor Navy, civilian pilot and three cadets.


Cessna Citation Bravo Salon

Cessna Citation Bravo Salon


T47A used training center TrainingAirWing6, which was based at Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida. All apart from one T47A, burnt down due to a fire in the hangar. US Navy replaced them upgraded T39Sabreliner.

The next version of CitationII was called Citation Bravo. By the end of 1990, only one military order was received - the US Air Force in 1997 bought five OT47B “Tracker” escort aircraft equipped with the NorthropGrummanAPG66 radar (which is used on F16 Fighting Falcon) And infrared tracking equipment NorthropGrummanWF360TL. These aircraft were based on MaxwellAirForceBase and used in intelligence operations and to counter the import of drugs.



Cessna Citation Bravo cockpit

Cessna Citation Bravo cockpit


Multiple instances OT47B (ticker SR560) BBC Peru, Colombia and Bolivia to control drug smuggling.


The characteristics of the aircraft Cessna Citation Bravo:


  • Range: 3232km

  • Cruising speed: 745km / hour

  • The highest altitude: 13720m

  • The highest take-off weight: 6713kg

  • The greatest number of passengers: 7

  • The best number of passengers: 6

  • interior length: 4.78m

  • The width of the passenger compartment: 1.47m

  • Cabin height: 1.45m

  • The volume of the passenger compartment: 7.87kub.m

  • Length: 14.38m

  • Height: 4.57m

  • Wingspan: 15.9 



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