The Cessna Citation M2 is an American turbofan-powered light corporate jet built by Textron Aviation in Wichita, Kansas. The Citation M2 is based on the earlier Model 525 CitationJet (CJ1), which was launched in 1989.
The Cessna Citation M2 is based on the then out-of-production CJ1 variant and features a new cabin layout, as well as two William FJ44 engines that produce 10 to 15% more thrust.
Like other light jets, the Citation M2 is certified for single pilot operations. Powered by two FJ44-1AP-21 engines producing 1,965 lbf each allowing the Citation M2 of carrying 4 passengers a NBAA IFR range of 1,183 nm, and a max cruise speed of 401 knots.
The M2 has a faster climb speed than its closest competitor the Embraer Phenom 100E. Features include Garmin 3000 flight management system with dual WAAS-enabled GPS, digital colour radar, and dual AHRS.