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The Citation Excel (Model 560XL) is a turbofan-powered, medium-sized business jet built by the Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas, USA. A member of the wide-ranging Citation brand of business jets. It was designed as an improvement to the popular Citation V Ultra. While having a light aircraft feel about it, it offers all the comfort and amenities of a mid-size jet. However, it retains essentially the same performance, short-field capabilities and operating economics of the Citation V Ultra.
Introduced at the 1994 NBAA show, the first Excel was delivered in February 1996. Later, the Excel was evolved into the Citation XLS and then the Citation XLS+ models.
The Excel has the largest cabin in its class of light corporate jets and can seat up to 10 passengers (in high-density configuration; typically the number is six to eight in a corporate configuration), while being flown by a crew of two. By the time the XL was superseded by the Citation XLS, a total of 308 had been built.
The Citation XLS was the first “makeover” that the Excel received. Besides a glass cockpit based on the Honeywell Primus 1000 EFIS avionics suite, the XLS featured the upgraded PW545B engines with increased performance.
The Citation XLS+, or just “Plus” was the upgraded version of the aircraft, with the inclusion of FADEC engine controls, improved PW545C engines, and a completely revised nose design similar to that found on the Citation Sovereign and Citation X. The Citation XLS+ features Collins Pro Line 21 Avionics and a four screen LCD EFIS display as opposed to the three tube (CRT) Honeywell display in the XL and the three screen LCD Primus 1000 in the XLS.
Private Jet Charter was one of the pioneers in making the world of private air travel more accessible to discerning travellers everywhere, and more than two decades later is still flying high. Our continuing excellence is propelled by our dedication to providing personalized, luxury service to every single passenger we welcome aboard.
Over the years, we have listened to our clients and customized our services to each passenger’s unique tastes. At the end of the day, we have a proven track record of providing convenient and reliable private flights, as well as the experience and expertise to get you where you need to be in true Private Jet Charter style.
We like to think that we have found the ideal balance between modern technologies and good old-fashioned values, and this enables us to provide a private travel experience like no other.
Private Jet Charter has six regional offices around the world, spread across five time zones and spanning four continents, we are truly an international aircraft charter company. Get in touch with any of our global offices and let our expert consultants help you with your next private charter flight.