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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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NetJets owns half of the Citation Latitudes built

NetJets owns half of the Citation Latitudes built

NetJets’s taking delivery of its 100th Citation Latitude is impressive, but with the 100th aircraft now in its hands,the fractional operator now owns half of the Citation Latitudes ever built. The original NetJets order, placed in 2015 as part of

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Textron Aviation showcases air ambulance configured Citation Latitude at EBACE

Textron Aviation showcases air ambulance configured Citation Latitude at EBACE

Geneva – Textron Aviation is showcasing its first air ambulance configuration of the popular Citation Latitude at its static display at the 2019 EBACE, highlighting the company’s strength in special mission capabilities across its wide range of Beechcraft and Cessna

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Cessna Denali propels to next stage of development

Cessna Denali propels to next stage of development

Geneva – May 20, 2019 – Textron Aviation announced it is nearing completion of the Cessna Denali prototype as well as the first two flight and three ground test articles, the latest milestone in the development of the company’s new clean-sheet,

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Cessna SkyCourier advances through development; prototype assembly underway

Cessna SkyCourier advances through development; prototype assembly underway

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced new milestones in its Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop development program, with assembly underway for the prototype aircraft and the additional five flight and ground test articles. Component testing also

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Textron Aviation MSUs joining lineup for Super Bowl in Atlanta

Textron Aviation MSUs joining lineup for Super Bowl in Atlanta

Wichita, Kan. – January 31, 2019 – Textron Aviation is stationing three of its Mobile Service Unit (MSU) vehicles in Atlanta, Georgia, during this year’s Super Bowl, bringing factory-direct service and support for Citation, King Air and Hawker customers flying

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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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Textron Aviation and King Ranch, iconic brands launch a Special Edition King Air 350i

Textron Aviation and King Ranch, iconic brands launch a Special Edition King Air 350i

Wichita, Kan. – October 23, 2018 – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announces that it has joined with King Ranch to launch a special edition of the Beechcraft King Air 350i. Deliveries of the special edition King Ranch

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