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NBAA 2018 Press Day- live blog: NetJets considers options, new supersonic engine, Satcom offer PDB connectivity

NBAA 2018 Press Day- live blog: NetJets considers options, new supersonic engine, Satcom offer PDB connectivity

Press day summary Embraer’s new aircraft launch overshadowed news today. Textron dug out an big option with NetJets and the fractional operators’s interest in the Hemisphere is a big deal. Aerion made some significant announcements today – new engine and

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Textron’s Ronald Draper “This is my dream job”

Textron’s Ronald Draper “This is my dream job”

Ron Draper Courtesy photo Textron Inc. “I can’t tell you how excited I am about the new job. This is my dream job,” says Ronald Draper who started at Cessna 20 years ago after leaving the US Army. Draper was appointed president

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Ernest leaves Textron Aviation for golf course(s)

Ernest leaves Textron Aviation for golf course(s)

  The things people will do to avoid visiting Orlando. Just three days before the National Business Aviation Association’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), Textron has announced that Scott Ernest is now switching to become president and CEO of

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Textron Aviation customers benefit from expanded authorisations and greater maintenance capabilities at Singapore Service Centre

Textron Aviation customers benefit from expanded authorisations and greater maintenance capabilities at Singapore Service Centre

Singapore, August 30, 2018 – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, today announced its Singapore Service Centre has expanded jet and turboprop service with additional authorisations from authorities across Asia-Pacific and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). These recent authorisations

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Textron Aviation delivers first Citations for Guernsey AOC operations in Channel Islands

Textron Aviation delivers first Citations for Guernsey AOC operations in Channel Islands

Geneva – May 29, 2018 – Textron Aviation today announced it has delivered a Cessna Citation M2 and a Cessna Citation CJ3+ to ORTA°C (AOC) Ltd. — the first business to operate Citation aircraft under a Guernsey Air Operators Certificate

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Textron Aviation further expands European service footprint features line maintenance at London Biggin Hill Airport

Textron Aviation further expands European service footprint features line maintenance at London Biggin Hill Airport

Geneva – May 29, 2018 – Textron Aviation has announced during the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2018 that it has expanded its London presence with a line maintenance station at London Biggin Hill Airport, further enhancing accessibility

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Donnelly hints at start of upturn

Donnelly hints at start of upturn

When Scott Donnelly took on his role(s) of chairman, president and CEO of Textron in December 2009, he did not expect to be talking about a tough business jet market for the next nine years. But he has got really

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Citation Latitude order in Chile sets the stage for its FIDAE appearance

Citation Latitude order in Chile sets the stage for its FIDAE appearance

SANTIAGO, Chile  (April 3, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, today confirmed an order for its best-selling Cessna Citation Latitude business jet, which is expected to deliver to a customer in Chile later this year. The order

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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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Textron Aviation invests in support and service for APAC operators

Textron Aviation invests in support and service for APAC operators

Textron Aviation is increasing investment in factory-direct service and support footprint for its customers throughout the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The company has made the investment by doubling its  parts inventory, thereby increasing its capabilities and its increase to its in-region

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