The Cessna Citation V, Model 560, is a turbofan-powered business jet. The Citation V was developed from earlier models of the Citation II series and was later upgraded to the Citation Ultra, the Citation Encore and the Citation Encore+ models.
The Citation V is one of the largest straight wing members of the Cessna Citation family.
A pre-production prototype flew in early 1986, and received US certification on December 9th of 1988. The Citation V was inspired on the Citation II SP, but with powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D5A turbo-fans with a larger fuselage, housing 8 passengers in basic configuration.
In September of 1993, Cessna announced the development of the Citation V Ultra. It gained FAA certification in June, 1994.