With a speed of 445 mph and interior cabin of 4.7 feet in height, 4.8 feet in width and 17.3 feet in length, the Citation Ultra is one of the fastest and spacious light jets. This type of jet usually comes with a seating configuration of 7 passengers, with 3 club seats in the front cabin and 4 club seats in the aft. The Citation Ultra is certified to cruise up to 41,000 feet, allowing the jet to fly in high altitudes.
The Citation V had success, delivering 262 aircraft in 1994, and discontinuing the production that same year, and starting with the upgraded Citation Ultra.
The Citation Ultra received certification in June, 1994, with deliveries soon after. Compared with the Citation V, the Ultra features more powerful 13.6 kN (3045 lb) Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D5D engines and Honeywell Primus 1000 EFIS avionics with three CRT displays.