Very Light Jets for Sale

Buyers can expect to pay between $2.8m and $5.48m for a new VLJ (per Aircraft Bluebook's Autumn 2021 data), while used jets in this category can be bought for less than $1m, depending on age, condition and maintenance status.Very Light Jets provide an entry point into business jet ownership for those who may have previously owned a piston or turboprop aircraft. They are also popular with owners requiring a range up to 1,500nm, or making short trips lasting up to two-three hours.

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Honda HondaJet

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Honda HondaJet

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North America + Canada, Canada, For Sale by Skyservice Business Aviation
  • Year 2018
  • S/N 42000093
  • Total Time 696
GoGo WiFi /Text & Talk Enrolled in Engine Plan (EMC2) Airframe Program Precision P3 ( Parts & Labor program) Only 2 Corporate owners Recent 600
Updated 02 Sep 2021

Cessna Citation Mustang

Price: USD $1,950,000

Cessna Citation Mustang

Price: USD $1,950,000
Europe, United Kingdom - England, For Sale by Colibri Aircraft
  • Year 2014
  • S/N 510-0451
  • Total Time 1756
Undergoing Engine Hot Section Inspections (Aug 2021) Interior in Excellent Condition ADS-B Out Installed Synthetic Vision & Chartview Installed UK VAT Paid
Updated 07 Sep 2021

Embraer Phenom 100

Price: €300,000 1/4 Fractional Ownership

Embraer Phenom 100

Price: €300,000 1/4 Fractional Ownership
Europe, Switzerland
  • Year 2011
  • S/N -
  • Total Time -
FractionalJets.Com - Offer Only Available in EUROPE Why own 100% of a private jet when you might need and use
Updated 05 Aug 2021
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Embraer Phenom 100

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North America + Canada, United States - FL, For Sale by jetAVIVA
  • Year 2010
  • S/N 50000181
  • Total Time 1282
jetAVIVA is excited to bring to market this 2010 Embraer Phenom 100, SN 50000181. Featuring the Garmin Prodigy G1000 Flight Deck and many
Updated 04 Aug 2021

Cessna Citation Mustang

Price: USD $1,099,000

Cessna Citation Mustang

Price: USD $1,099,000
North America + Canada, United States - UT, For Sale by SOLJETS
  • Year 2009
  • S/N 510-0169
  • Total Time 2987
• SierraTrax • Enrolled in ProParts • Enrolled in JSSI Unscheduled
Updated 30 Jul 2021

Embraer Phenom 100

Price: USD $2,500,000

Embraer Phenom 100

Price: USD $2,500,000
Europe, Spain, For Sale by Jet24
  • Year 2013
  • S/N -
  • Total Time 3168
Highly motivated owner This Embraer Phenom 100 is presented ready for its next owner. Great chance to buy a beautiful aircraft
Updated 13 Sep 2021

Cessna Citation Mustang

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Europe, Switzerland, For Sale by Switzair SA
  • Year 2010
  • S/N 510-0360
  • Total Time 3489
CESSNA CITATION MUSTANG FOR SALE - YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 2010 - FULL EASA COMPLIANT - CAMP/CESCOM SYSTEM - NO DAMAGE
Updated 16 Sep 2021

Embraer Phenom 100

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South America, Brazil, For Sale by Global Aircraft Corp.
  • Year 2009
  • S/N 032
  • Total Time 2100
Aircraft based and registered in Brazil – We can deliver worldwide. Delivered with Fresh 120 Mo Inspection and Landing Gear Overhaul. Brand
Updated 10 Aug 2021

Honda HondaJet Elite

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Europe, Germany, For Sale by Rheinland Air Service GmbH
  • Year 2019
  • S/N 42000149
  • Total Time 100
  2019 - HondaJet Elite - SN 4200149 Demonstrator Aircraft. For Immediate Sale & Delivery - Price: MAKE OFFER   Based in Germany, TT: 100 hrs, 83
Updated 16 Aug 2021

Embraer Phenom 100

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North America + Canada, United States - FL, For Sale by American Aircraft Sales
  • Year 2010
  • S/N 5000128
  • Total Time 3193
10 Year Inspection and Gear Overhaul Complied with by Weststar 09/19 ADS-B Out Complied With No Damage and No Corrosion ESP GOLD
Updated 02 Apr 2020

Embraer Phenom 100

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South America, Brazil, For Sale by Avantto
  • Year 2011
  • S/N 50000266
  • Total Time 1300
For Immediate Sale
Updated 15 Aug 2019

Embraer Phenom 100

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North America + Canada, United States - IN, For Sale by Eagle Creek Aviation
  • Year 2010
  • S/N 50000149
  • Total Time 1700
Engines Enrolled on JSSI Enhanced Take Off Package Garmin TCAS I ADS-B Out Compliance
Updated 07 Aug 2019
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Cessna Citation Mustang

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North America + Canada, United States - NY, For Sale by Lone Mountain Aircraft Sales
  • Year 2016
  • S/N 510-0467
  • Total Time 240
One owner, Immaculate condition, extremely beautiful custom paint.  No Damage History, Always hangared, Always maintained on Factory Programs.  An outstanding
As New Condition
Updated 25 Aug 2021
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Cessna Citation Mustang

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North America + Canada, United States - UT, For Sale by SOLJETS
  • Year 2009
  • S/N 510-0179
  • Total Time 2638
• NXi Upgrade • Synthetic Vision • Cescom
Updated 10 Sep 2021
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FAQs: Very Light Jets for Sale

Here are the most Frequently Asked Questions for Very Light Jets for sale
  • What is the most popular Very Light Jet model?

    To date, the best-selling Very Light Jet model to be produced is the Cessna Citation Mustang. Between 2006 and 2017, Cessna sold 479 Citation Mustangs, according to JETNET data.

  • How much does a Very Light Jet cost?

    A brand new Very Light Jet costs between $5.48m – for a Honda HA-420 HondaJet Elite – and $2.8m, for a single-engine Cirrus SF50 VisionJet (per Aircraft Bluebook’s Autumn 2021 data). Buyers shopping the pre-owned market will find a wide range of pricing, with a 2006 model Eclipse 500 costing an average $500k.

  • How safe are Very Light Jets to fly?

    Though they’re smaller than other jets, Very Light Jets have highly advanced avionics that help enhance pilot safety. Further safety features not found on larger jets are installed on the Cirrus VisionJet (for example), including an airframe parachute system and pilot auto-land button that automatically detects and lands the jet at the nearest airport, in an emergency.

  • How fast do Very Light Jets fly?

    Very Light Jets tend to have lower maximum operating speeds than larger jets. These range between 300kts up to around 420kts. But the speed differences are nominal on the shorter legs Very Light Jets are ideally designed to fly.

Very Light Jets For Sale Overview

By Matt Harris - Editor, AvBuyer magazine

Seating between four and six passengers, the smaller very light jets do not incorporate enclosed lavatories or dedicated galleys, while the larger ones do - along with some space for a coffee machine. 

The cabins of the smaller models, such as the single-engine Cirrus Vision Jet, and twin-engine models from Eclipse and Cessna have been likened to the interiors of today’s leading sports utility vehicles. Other models in production today are manufactured by Embraer and  Honda. 

The Very Light Jet category is a relatively new segment within Business Aviation, having only been realized when the Eclipse 500 jet entered the market near the beginning of the new millennium. Very Light Jets were ultimately made possible by new, lighter, more fuel-efficient engine technology developed at that time.


While there have been several concepts introduced over the years, the pool of Very Light Jets that have successfully achieved certification remains fairly small in comparison to other jet categories. Models from Cessna, Cirrus Aircraft, Eclipse, Embraer and Honda comprise the new and pre-owned market today.


The Very Light Jet category has been referred to by different names over the years, each alluding to an aspect of their appeal to the market. For example, ‘Personal Jet’ refers to the fact jets in this category are ideal for owner-pilots, and are designed to suit single pilot operations very well. Meanwhile, ‘Entry Level Jet’ highlights how these models provide an entry point for piston and turboprop owners looking to own their first private jet.


By our definition, the Very Light Jet category refers to private jets with a maximum take-off weight of 10,000lbs and less. These can be single- or twin-engine jets that tend to offer smaller cabin volumes seating between four and five passengers. Their interiors are often likened to the interiors of today’s most luxurious Sport Utility Vehicles.


The typical trip flown by a Very Light Jet is usually relatively short, and, with four passengers aboard, non-stop trip capabilities tend to range from just under 1,000 nautical miles (in the case of the Eclipse 500) up to 1,250 nautical miles (Embraer Phenom 100).


Very Light Jets are popular with owner-pilots, who might be entrepreneurs needing to maximize the efficiency of their travel time within a 750 nautical mile radius of their home base, or those wishing to transport their friends, family or pets on shorter trips quickly and efficiently.


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All the latest Very Light Jet Articles on AvBuyer.com.

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