The Citation X is set to receive FAA certification in early 2014
The Citation X has been confirmed as the world's fastest civilian aircraft
The Citation X boasts a maximum operating speed of Mach 0.935
In the wake of the Gulfstream G650 claiming a new around-the-world speed record for a certified civilian aircraft, Cessna is signaling that the record will be short lived. On its way to certification, Cessna's Citation X recently wound up all high-speed certification flights with the FAA, which confirmed the aircraft as the fastest civilian aircraft in the world.
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