Charlie Bravo Aviation CEO René Banglesdorf and her son, Jake, break down the differences between the Hawker 800XP and Cessna’s Citation Excel. They talk operating costs, fixed costs, maintenance, fuel burn, cruise speed, cabin size, and more.

 

Hawker 800XP vs. Citation Excel
100,000 miles

Speed
Hawker 800XP: 419 knots / 482 mph
Citation Excel: 422 knots / 486 mph

Fuel
Hawker 800XP: 281 gal/hr ($1,405 per hour at $5/gal)
Citation Excel: 241 gal/hr ($1,205 per hour at $5/gal)

Maintenance
Hawker 800XP: $1,338/hr (airframe $592 engine/APU $746)
Citation Excel: $867/hr (airframe $402 engine/APU $465)

Insurance
Hawker 800XP: $17,170/yr
Citation Excel: $17,675/yr

Pilot Training
Hawker 800XP: $45,411
Citation Excel: $28,670

Yearly DOCs
Hawker 800XP: $567,801
Citation Excel: $426,832

Yearly Fixed
Hawker 800XP: $406,163
Citation Excel: $394,027