The long-awaited and now type-certified super-midsize Citation Longitude is entering a crowded market niche, but its prospects appear bright because NetJets intends to buy up to 175 aircraft. And Textron Aviation has a large installed based of Citation customers looking to move up to larger, more capable airplanes in the family. The FAA held up full certification of the aircraft for nearly 10 months in large part because Textron had to prove the aircraft meets FAR §25.981 fuel tank ...


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