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Cessna Citation Mustang CE-510

Fly private on the Cessna Citation Mustang

Charter, purchase, or lease a Cessna Citation Mustang CE-510 with Air Charter Advisors, your source for on-demand private jet charter services around the world. Manufactured by Textron Aviation in Wichita, Kansas, Cessna debuted its Model 510 Mustang at the 2002 NBAA Convention, and was the first very light jet certified by the FAA.

Cessna CE-510 Citation Mustang

The Citation Mustang is the smallest in Cessna’s Citation family of business jets, offering 4 seats in club configuration. Although it’s a very light jet, passengers don’t need t travel very light as the Mustang provides 57 cubic feet of storage space between the nose and tail baggage compartments, and an additional 6 feet of storage in the cabin.

Call our private jet charter brokers at 1-888-987-JETS for charter pricing and availability on the Cessna 510 Citation Mustang.

Key Features

  • 1st VLJ certified by the FAA
  • Citation Performance & Reliability
  • Cost-Effective Aircraft Option
  • 63 Cubic Feet of Storage
  • Executive Jet for Short Flights

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Citation Mustang Pricing, Performance, & Specifications

The cost to charter a Cessna CE-510 Citation Mustang starts at around $3,000 an hour*. The CE-510 charter jet is popular for both quick business trips or luxurious getaways. Able to perform on shorter runways and even known icy conditions, Mustangs give executive and luxury travelers a high-degree of flexibility when arranging their private charter flights. Learn more about the factors that go into private jet rental pricing.

General Specifications

  • Crew: 1 or 2 pilots
  • Capacity: 4 – 5 passengers
  • Length: 40 ft 7 in (12.37 m)
  • Wingspan: 43 ft 2 in (13.16 m)
  • Height: 13 ft 5 in (4.09 m)
  • Empty Weight: 5,600 lbs (2,540 kg)
  • Useful Load: 3,130 lb (1,420 kg)
  • Max Takeoff Weight: 8,645 lb (3930 kg)
  • Avionics: Garmin G1000


  • Max Speed: 483 mph (777 km/h; mach 0.63)
  • Cruise Speed: 390 mph (630 km/h; 340 kts)
  • Range: 1,343 mi; 2,161 km (1,167 nmi MTOW)
  • Service Ceiling: 41, 000 ft (12500 m)
  • Rate of Climb: 3,010 ft/min
  • Runway: 3,110 ft; 948 m (Takeoff) / 2,380 ft; 729 m (Landing)
  • Engines: 2x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW615F turbofans (1,460 lbs thrust each)

Interior Dimensions

  • Seats: 4
  • Cabin Height: 4 ft 5 in
  • Cabin Width: 4 ft 6 in
  • Cabin Length: 9 ft 9 in
  • Cabin Volume: 201 cu ft
  • Baggage Capacity: 57 cu ft (external); 6 cu ft (internal)
  • Bathroom: Lav Seat

Aircraft Details

The Cessna Citation Mustang CE-510 an extremely versatile Very Light Jet, seating up to 5 passengers with single pilot configuration, including a lav/potty seat. Easily accessing smaller regional airports and one of the only three very light jets (VLJ) in the market.

Although the Cessna CE-510 Jet can be flown as a single pilot configuration or with two pilots, The Air Charter Advisors always recommends using a two-pilot configuration no matter what may be required, as this can only add safety to your flight. The Cessna Citation Mustang is best utilized for shorter flights, and is one of the most economical private jet aircraft for charter and for sale.


Despite its diminutive size, the Citation Mustang features 6 oval windows, all-leather reclinable club seating, and a dropped aisle offer an open, luxurious feeling throughout the cabin.

cessna citation mustang interior

In fact, the interior makes you feel like you’re flying in a high-end sedan more than inside of a compact light jet. The cabin also offers stowable tables 12-volt outlets for business travelers, internal storage space for quick access to small items, and partially enclosed toilet with a potty seat.


The Citation Mustang flies at nearly 400mph with a range of over 1,200 nmi thanks to twin Pratt & Whitney Canada PW615F engines with full-authority digital engine controls (FADEC). The Mustang has a service ceiling of 41,000 feet, allowing you to fly over inclement weather, while its slick aerodynamic design – high-aspect-ratio wings, stabilizing T-tail, tricycle retractable landing gear, pneumatic boots – allow the Mustang to fly into icy conditions. The Mustang’s cockpit is equipped with a Garmin G1000 integrated avionics suite, designed to increase pilot awareness while reducing fatigue.

Purchase a Cessna Citation Mustang

Air Charter Advisors offers aircraft sales & acquisition services for individuals and business groups interested in purchasing a Cessna Citation Mustang. The original Very Light Jet, the CE-510 Mustang is one of the most cost effective aircraft in its class and a popular choice among executive & VIP travelers who often conduct shorter flights.

Following an incredibly successful 11 year production run, there are several used & pre-owned CE-510 Mustangs available for purchase. Released with an MSRP of just over $3 million USD, the cost to buy a Cessna CE-510 Citation Mustang today runs between $1 and $1.5 million for pre-owned models.

The cost of ownership with 200 flight hours carries an annual budget of just over $448k, with fixed costs accounting for around $230k and operating/variable costs totaling $218k. The cost to operate a Citation Mustang comes out to around $1,090 per hour, or approximately $5.81 per mile.

Looking to upgrade to the new Cessna Citation M2? Our team can help sell your pre-owned Mustang through our network of pre-qualified buyers. Contact our brokers for more information about buying or selling a Cessna Citation Mustang.

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Cessna 510 Citation Mustang Charter, Sales, and Management

Air Charter Advisors offers comprehensive aviation services on the Citation Mustang, from on-demand private jet charter and very light jet cards, to acquisitions/sales and charter marketing & management for VLJ owners. Let us know if you are interested in seeing more pictures or you would like a rate quote. We can also arrange Embraer Phenom 100, Eclipse 500, or Citation CJ1 Jets for charter.

Whether you’re looking to charter, purchase, or sell a Cessna 510 Mustang, submit your request via our contact form, or call our brokers directly at 1-888-987-5387.

* Average hourly rates vary depending on make, model and year; amenities, routing and scheduling/availability, and do not include fuel, taxes, crew charges, ramp, hangar, FBO, overnights, daily minimums, taxes, international fees, catering, ground transport, or de-icing. If you would like an accurate quote, please call or email. Pictures are for example only. The age, color, interior layout, hourly rates, specifications, dimensions may all vary between aircraft. All images copyrighted and provided courtesy of Cessna/Textron Inc. unless noted otherwise.