Silvercrest® is a new-generation jet engine, specifically designed and built by Safran Aircraft Engines for premium business jets in the super-midsize category. With unrivaled performance in its thrust class, the Silvercrest® will set the new standard in this market.
Silvercrest 2C for the Cessna Citation Hemisphere
In 2016, Cessna Aircraft Company has selected the Silvercrest® engine engine has been selected by to power the new large-cabin Citation Hemisphere business jet. The Hemisphere will offer a range of 4,500- nautical miles and is targeted to make its first flight in 2019.
The Silvercrest® business jet engine will enable the Citation Hemisphere to fly higher, faster, farther with a reduced environmental footprint.
|Application||Cessna Citation Hemisphere|
|Max. takeoff thrust (lbf)||12,000|
|Fan diameter (in)||42.5|
|Number of stages: fan/low-pressure compressor/ high-pressure compressor||1 + 4 + 4 (blisks) +1 centrifugal stage|
|Number of turbine stages: low-pressure/high-pressure||4 + 1|