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First production Citation M2 takes flight



written by australianaviation.com.au | August 25, 2013
The M2 makes its maiden flight. (Cessna)

Cessna has successfully flown the first production example of its newest business jet, the Citation M2. During the almost two-hour flight, the M2 climbed to an altitude of 17,500ft and underwent a series of tests including the Garmin 3000 avionics suite.

The six-seat, 1,300nm M2 was announced in September of 2011. Type certification is expected later this year.

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