The primary ACJ320neo has been assembled, fitted with CFM Worldwide LEAP-1A engines and painted in ACJ house-colours, in preparation for a primary flight within the coming weeks.
After supply to Acropolis Aviation of the UK within the final quarter of this 12 months, the plane will enter outfitting at AMAC in Basle, Switzerland, the place an Alberto Pinto-designed cabin will likely be put in, and be repainted within the buyer’s colors.
Just like the airliner variations from which it’s derived, the ACJ320neo household options new-generation engines and Sharklets, saving round 15 per cent in gasoline and delivering a leap ahead in inter-continental vary.
The ensuing ACJ320neo can fly 25 passengers 11,100 kilometres or 13 hours – enabling routes equivalent to London to Beijing or Cape City and Moscow to Los Angeles – whereas the ACJ319neo can fly eight passengers 12,500 km or 15 hours.
That includes the widest and tallest cabins of any giant business-jet, the ACJ320neo Household delivers related working prices and higher residual worth, whereas being about the identical dimension.
Orders for the ACJ320neo household stand at 9 plane, comprising three ACJ319neo and 6 ACJ320neo plane.