When the Mach 0.935 Citation X+ received its FAA certification on June 26, Cessna was able to reclaim bragging rights from the Mach 0.925 Gulfstream 650 for building the world’s fastest civil production aircraft. Days later, Cessna launched its speedster on its first trans-Atlantic mission. The aircraft flew from the Cessna factory in Wichita, Kansas, to Presque Isle, Maine, and then continued 2,788 nm non-stop to Cessna’s service facility at Paris Le Bourget in 5 hr. 33 min. ...
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