4 - 6 Seater

4 – 6 Seater

A VLJ is a category of small Jet Aircraft, usually powered by 2 jet engines:

  • Have a maximum take-off weight of under 10,000 pounds (4,540 kg ).
  • They have pressurized passenger cabins seating a maximum of 5 passengers and 1 pilot, but are more practically flown with 4 passengers.
  • They are suited for short haul to medium haul flights, range is 800 to 1,500 nautical miles, depending on load
  • They fly from 340 to 380 knots.
  • Annual operating expenses are slightly more than turboprops.
  • They are generally flown with one pilot.

Manufacturers of very light jet aircraft include Cessna, Eclipse & Embraer


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