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What are the options for installing ADS-B OUT in a Cessna Citation to meet the regulations?

It depends on what kind of Citation you are talking about. I found a presentation by Textron(ppt) that discusses ADS-B installation for various models. Textron is focussing on creating Service ...
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Strange C560 flight over the Netherlands - circling and extreme variations in altitude. Possible reconaissance or military?

It only looks strange to a non aviator This is a pretty typical training/practice/burn some fuel flight. What actually happened; they were inbound to the airport and likely issued a hold south of ...
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Is there any significance to the flap design on some Cessna citations?

If you look at the flap track system carefully on the Latitude, you can see the track system being used occupies the space between the panels when retracted, and that particular configuration required ...
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What are those white things on the windshields of most Citation jets?

Those are ducts that form the ice and rain protection system for the windshield. That is a vague answer because the precise answer depends on which particular type you look at. The main thing you see ...
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What are those white things on the windshields of most Citation jets?

If you have a look here you will note that they are the outlets for the pneumatic rain-protection-system. As always, the FAA manual is great to look at if you want more information. Here you can see ...
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Is it possible for a Citation Jet not to have an APU or AIR COND?

It is possible for a Citation jet to not have an APU, two of them that come to mind are the CJ2 and CJ3 aircraft. An aircraft with an APU can have an independent air conditioning system or not, it ...
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What are the difficulties in building transonic airliners?

That is because as you approach the transonic regime, the drag on the airframe begins to rise and can reach up to ten times the subsonic drag. after you go supersonic, the drag falls down again- and ...
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Are winglets symmetric airfoils? (Cessna Citation M2)

There is no reason to assume that winglets have symmetrical airfoils -- in this case or in general. Furthermore, the wing is likely twisted, and the winglet likely also has twist that manifests as toe-...
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How can the CVR from a Cessna 560XL only contain old records and none from the fatal accident?

The FDR and CVR are not magical, they can fail. So can the components of the aircraft that feed them data. E.g. if there were something wrong with the microphones in the cockpit, the CVR would not ...
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Are winglets symmetric airfoils? (Cessna Citation M2)

It is not unreasonable to continue into the winglet with the wing tip airfoil. In order to work best, the circulation (local lift coefficient times local chord) at the root of the winglet should ...
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How long does it take to refuel a Cessna Citation X+?

Basically fuelling time depends on how fast the hydrant or fuel truck can deliver fuel. This comes from SmartCockpit: The Citation X fuel system is comprised of the storage, distribution, ...
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Is it possible for a Citation Jet not to have an APU or AIR COND?

A very large number of Cessna Citations do not APUs including (but not limited to): CJ (Although actually a CitationJet) CJ1 CJ1+ CJ2 CJ2+ CJ3 CJ3+ CJ4 CE500 Citation CE501 CE550 CE551 CE560 (not ...
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What are the options for installing ADS-B OUT in a Cessna Citation to meet the regulations?

Are there other manufacturers of ADS-B equipment that are recommended (by AOPA, FAA, or any other respectable group)? There are other makers out there making transponders but Garmin is a very ...
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What are the options for installing ADS-B OUT in a Cessna Citation to meet the regulations?

When looking for potential ADS-B Out installations, one might consider first looking at the FAA's website of approved installations. After doing a search there, contact a vendor who may offer that ...
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What are the options for installing ADS-B OUT in a Cessna Citation to meet the regulations?

From my understanding, there's a difference between updating the CJ2 and CJ2+. The straight 2 can get Garmin ES transponders and a GTN-750. But the 2+ has more integrated avionics, and must have a ...
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