UC-35D in-flight

UC-35 Citation


United States Marine Corps -- Passenger and cargo transport.


The UC-35C is a Citation V Ultra, Cessna Model 560, and the UC-35D is a Citation Encore, Cessna Model 560, aircraft series manufactured by Cessna Aircraft Company. It is a multipurpose, low-wing, business-jet monoplane with a pod-mounted engine on each side of the aft fuselage. The aircraft can accommodate passengers, cargo or both. The UC-35C/D fleet is located at multiple sites around the United States and overseas.


Primary Function: Passenger and cargo airlift
Date Deployed: UC-35C: 1999; UC-35D: 2001
Propulsion: UC-35C: Two Pratt & Whitney JT15D-5D engines; UC-35D: Two Pratt & Whitney PW535A engines
Length: 48 feet 9 inches (14.9 meters)
Wingspan: 52 feet 2 inches (16.5 meters)
Height: 15 feet (4.6 meters)
Weight: Max. gross, take-off: 16,300 pounds (7,550 kilograms)
Airspeed: 0.755 Mach (498 miles per hour)
Ceiling: 45,000 feet (13,716 meters)
Range: Max. 1,800 miles (2,925 kilometers)
Crew: Two
Passengers: Seven
Prime Contractors: DynCorps, Valair and Pratt & Whitney

Program Status

Production Phase: Operational
Inventory: UC-35C – 2; UC-35D – 10