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Lightning strikes twice, twice

Lightning strikes twice, twice

When Cessna announced that it was suspending further development of its Citation Hemisphere business jet, more than just a few eyebrows were raised. Not only was it the second time that Cessna has cancelled plans for the largest aircraft in

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Did Cessna put the Hemisphere on hold too early?

Did Cessna put the Hemisphere on hold too early?

On July 17th, 2019, Cessna revealed it was putting plans for its upcoming Hemisphere large business jet on hold, saying that it was doing so because of on going issues with the Safran Silvercrest engines that were due to power

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Lightning strikes twice, as Cessna puts Hemisphere on hold

Lightning strikes twice, as Cessna puts Hemisphere on hold

Cessna says that it is putting the development of its new Citation Hemisphere business jet “on hold”, due to a lack of progress on the Safran Silvercrest engines that were due to power it. Scott Donnelly, chairman and CEO of

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Wichita approves Textron Aviation $434 million industrial revenue bonds LoI

Wichita approves Textron Aviation $434 million industrial revenue bonds LoI

Wichita City Council has approved a letter of intent (LoI) to issue $434 million in industrial revenue bonds to Textron Aviation. The bonds will be due over a five-year period, with Textron saying the will use $24 million of the

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Coming soon: four brand new private jets worth waiting for

Coming soon: four brand new private jets worth waiting for

Hold it! If you are just about to buy yourself a brand new private jet, it may be worth waiting for one of the new models coming on to the market in the next few years. Despite a tough market,

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Cessna reaffirms Silvercrest commitment to power Hemisphere

Cessna reaffirms Silvercrest commitment to power Hemisphere

Cessna says that it remains committed to the Silvercrest engine, following Dassault’s recent decision to cancel the Falcon 5X because of engine issues. Dassault took the decision following a series of delays that would have put back delivery of the

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Market Analysis: Cessna aircraft and deliveries

Market Analysis: Cessna aircraft and deliveries

Although the Lockheed Jetstar takes the title of the first ever business jet, the Cessna Citation name has become synonymous with business aircraft. The original Citation flew for the first time in 1969 and entered service in 1972. Since then,

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Cessna selects Silvercrest engines to power Hemisphere

Cessna selects Silvercrest engines to power Hemisphere

Cessna has chosen the the Safran Silvercrest engines to power its new Citation Hemisphere. The Silvercrest is the same engine that powers the delayed Dassault Falcon 5X. Cessna say that the Silvercrest will consume up to 15% less fuel than

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Cessna launches Citation Hemisphere

Cessna launches Citation Hemisphere

Cessna has launched its largest business jet to date, the Citation Hemisphere. Key Facts: 4,500nm range Snecma Silvercrest engines Maximum 12 passengers First flight due 2019 Cost: between $30 – $33 million When Textron purchased Beechcraft, they had the smaller

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