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...
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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:

Variable Value

Wing Area 31.83 m2

Mass 5156 kg

Engines 2X 11 KN Turbofan

Drag polar Cd0 + kCL2

Cd0 0.025

k 0.0445


Maximum Speed: The aircraft is flying at sea level in straight and level fight.

  1. 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.

  1. 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?

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