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NetJets takes delivery of its first Citation Longitude

NetJets takes delivery of its first Citation Longitude

NetJets, the US-based fractional business operator, has taken delivery of its first Cessna Citation Longitude. The first aircraft was officially handed over to NetJets on the last day of 2019. Although NetJets has now taken delivery of the aircraft, it

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Japan orders Citation Longitude for calibration duties

Japan orders Citation Longitude for calibration duties

The Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) has ordered a Cessna Citation Longitude. The Longitude will be used for flight validation and inspection operations. Cessna says that the aircraft will be delivered in 2021. “From its early design stages, the clean-sheet

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Citation Longitude finally gets certificated

Citation Longitude finally gets certificated

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given Cessna the type certificate it needed to begin deliveries of its new Citation Longitude. Originally announced during the 2012 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) the Longitude is the largest Citation

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Cessna Citation Longitude achieves provisional type certification

Cessna Citation Longitude achieves provisional type certification

Wichita, Kan. – December 20, 2018 – Textron Aviation has announced its Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize jet has achieved provisional type certification (PTC) from the Federal Aviation Administration. The PTC allows operators to begin Citation Longitude flight training in preparation

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Citation Longitude headlines Textron Aviation display at LABACE 2018

Citation Longitude headlines Textron Aviation display at LABACE 2018

SAO PAULO – Aug 14, 2018 – Textron Aviation is showcasing its latest product investments at the Latin American Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (LABACE) this week in São Paulo, Brazil with the regional debut of the company’s newest super-midsize

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New FAA process holds up Citation Longitude certification

New FAA process holds up Citation Longitude certification

A new process put in place by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that requires extra paperwork is being blamed by Cessna for the hold-up in certification of its new Citation Longitude business jet. Textron, Cessna’s parent company, chairman and CEO

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Citation Longitude circles the globe: 31,000 nautical miles in 31 days

Citation Longitude circles the globe: 31,000 nautical miles in 31 days

WICHITA, Kan. (March 12, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron, Inc. company, today announced the Cessna Citation Longitude has successfully circumnavigated the globe, demonstrating its commanding performance and impressive reliability to customers along the way. Throughout its world tour,

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Cessna demonstrates quiet Longitude cabin

Cessna demonstrates quiet Longitude cabin

With the Citation Longitude approaching ever closer to its FAA and EASA certifications, manufacturer Cessna is keen to demonstrate how quiet the aircraft cabin is. When the Citation Longitude is certificated, and the first deliveries begin, it will be the

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Honeywell’s HTF7700L engines gain FAA certification

Honeywell’s HTF7700L engines gain FAA certification

Honeywell has received FAA certification for its HRF7700L engines that power the Citation Longitude. It is now the sixth HTF7700 variant that has been certificated. Other variants are currently in service on the Bombardier Challenger 300 and Challenger 350, 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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