The cessna citation ii is a light jet powered business aircraft which is used by the Delft University of
Technology as a test aircraft. You are given the following parameters about its performance:
Wing Area 31.83 m2
Mass 5156 kg
Engines 2X 11 KN Turbofan
Drag polar Cd0 + kCL2
Maximum Speed: The aircraft is flying at sea level in straight and level fight.
- What is the maximum speed of the aircraft in kts?
Maximum rate of climb: The aircraft starts climbing at sea level in straight, steady flight.
- At what airspeed in kts is the maximum rate of climb obtained?
Give the climb angle in degrees corresponding to this speed and rate of climb?