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Textron Aviation to supply fleet of Beechcraft King Air 350 air ambulance aircraft to Pel-Air in Australia

Textron Aviation to supply fleet of Beechcraft King Air 350 air ambulance aircraft to Pel-Air in Australia

Wichita, KS, February 24, 2020 – Textron Aviation has announced a purchase contract with Pel-Air, based in New South Wales, Australia, for five Beechcraft King Air 350 air ambulance turboprop aircraft. The aircraft, will be configured for multi-stretcher operations, are

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Longitude bumps up Cessna fourth quarter deliveries

Longitude bumps up Cessna fourth quarter deliveries

Deliveries of Cessna’s new Citation Longitude helped the company’s fourth-quarter 2019 deliveries jump up by 12.7%, compared with the same period last year. Cessna delivered a total of 71 business jets during the quarter, versus 63 in the fourth quarter

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Cessna Citation Longitude business jet receives FAA Type Certification

Cessna Citation Longitude business jet receives FAA Type Certification

Wichita, Kan: September 23, 2019 – Textron Aviation has achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its innovative super-midsize jet, the Cessna Citation Longitude, paving the way for customer deliveries. “With the broadest lineup of business aviation

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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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Textron Aviation’s iconic Citation family marks 50 years of business jet innovation

Textron Aviation’s iconic Citation family marks 50 years of business jet innovation

Wichita, Kan. – Sept. 16, 2019 – Textron Aviation will this month celebrate 50 years since the inaugural flight of the first Citation jet, the Cessna Citation 500. Today, the Citation family represents the most-popular line of business jets with

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Textron Aviation adds authorised service capabilities in Manila with PhilJets

Textron Aviation adds authorised service capabilities in Manila with PhilJets

Wichita, Kan. – September 16, 2019 – Textron Aviation has announced the opening of a new service location in Manila in collaboration with PhilJets Aero Services. The new facility currently offers maintenance on Beechcraft King Air 200, 250, 300 and

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Textron Aviation opens new parts facility in Australia

Textron Aviation opens new parts facility in Australia

Wichita, Kan. September 11, 2019 – Textron Aviation has announced that the company has opened an aircraft parts warehouse in Australia to support its industry leading fleet of business jets, turboprops and piston aircraft. The parts warehouse will be co-located

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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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