Cessna Aircraft Newswire

Cessna Aircraft Newswire

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  1. Power Surge Closes Belgian AirspaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | AVweb

    Data communications are now available at Newark Liberty International Airport, the FAA said last week, and later this summer the service... Years ago, like 1960, I was a newly hired DC-3 co-pilot for Continental Air Lines. We could fly either VFR or IFR, depending the weather... AOPA this week opened its application period for student pilots who are looking for help with the cost of flight training.

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  2. a Cessna gains Brazilian green light for Citation CJ3+Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    Cessna, part of the Textron Aviation division of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), gained certification on the CJ3+ from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration in September, less than six months after announcing the aircraft.

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  3. CPI Aerostructures to Participate at Investor ConferencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Market Wire

    Investors will be able to download the PowerPoint Presentation via the Investor Relations section of CPI Aero's website, www.cpiaero.com . CPI Aero is a U.S. manufacturer of structural assemblies for fixed wing aircraft, helicopters and airborne Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance pod systems in both the commercial aerospace and national security markets.

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  4. On This Day in Aviation HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Flight Journal

    1959 - Birth of MatevA3 4 Lenarcic, Slovenian raid aviator, alpinist, paraglider, environmentalist, photographer and author; he was the first person to circle the world in an ultralight without a copilot. 1988 - Death of Edgar Charles Johnston, Australian World War I fighter ace and leading member in civil aviation in Australia.

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  5. Brazil Certifies Cessna Citation CJ3+ Business JetRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Aero-News Network

    Brazil's Agncia Nacional de Aviao Civil has certified the Cessna Citation CJ3+, one of the newest models in Cessna's stable of next-generation Citation business jets. "The range, performance and economics of the Citation CJ3+ make it a natural fit for operations in Brazil, a country that has long been one of Cessna's largest markets," said Bob Gibbs, vice president, Sales.

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  6. President Tony Tan opens RSAF Ground Training Centre in French Air BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The new Ground Training Centre in the Cazaux Air Base has been fitted with state-of-the-art facilities to prepare trainee pilots to fly fighter planes. President Tony Tan Keng Yam, accompanied by Mrs Mary Tan and Chief of Air Force Major-General Hoo Cher Mou, viewing the M-346 Full Mission Simulator CAZAUX: President Tony Tan Keng Yam visited the Republic of Singapore Air Force's 150 Squadron at Cazaux Air Base on Thursday morning as part of his week-long state visit in France.

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  7. Cessna Citation CJ3+ business jet gains Brazilian certificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WebWire

    Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, today announced certification by Brazil's Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil of the Citation CJ3+, one of the newest models in Cessna's stable of next-generation Citation business jets. 'The range, performance and economics of the Citation CJ3+ make it a natural fit for operations in Brazil, a country that has long been one of Cessna's largest markets,' said Bob Gibbs, vice president, Sales.

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  8. FAA To Form Panel On Airline Medical ScreeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | AVweb

    The FAA awarded contracts this week for its DUATS II program to CSC DUATS and Lockheed Martin, dropping longtime provider DTC DUAT from... Overheard this while working in the pattern with a student years ago. ... Along the Connecticut coast, airports ABC and XYZ were often... The pre-flight inspection is something we learn about during our first flight lesson.

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  9. Cessna Gains EASA Certification For Citation CJ3+Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Aero-News Network

    EASA has granted type certification to Cessna Aircraft Company for the Cessna Citation CJ3+, paving the way for deliveries to begin in Europe later this year. "This is a significant milestone as the Citation CJ3+ is perfectly suited for the European environment, combining a number of attributes that benefit passengers and operators alike," said Chris Hearne, vice president, Jets and Interior Engineering.

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  10. InSight Integrated Flight Deck First in BizAv Market To Utilize Jepp AMDB DataRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Aero-News Network

    Universal Avionics InSight Integrated Flight Deck is the first in the Business Aviation market to utilize the Jeppesen Airport Mapping Database . Through reliable access to worldwide airport information that is accurate, timely and high-quality, InSight Integrated Flight Deck operators are ensured increased efficiency and safety through improved situational awareness.

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  11. Beechcraft Secures Order From Wheels UpRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Aero-News Network

    Textron's Beechcraft Corporation announced Tuesday at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition that Wheels Up has exercised its option to purchase the next 35 King Air 350i turboprops from its initial order placed in 2013. The additional aircraft will help expand the membership-based private aviation company's fleet throughout the United States.

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  12. Cessna cleared for Citation CJ3+ deliveries in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Business Journal

    Textron Aviation announced on Tuesday that its Cessna Citation CJ3+ business jet has received type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency.

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  13. Wheels Up exercises second option for 35 King AirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Wichita Eagle

    Kenny Dichter's company is growing, and it's the reason why Wheels Up on Tuesday exercised an option for 35 more Beechcraft King Airs from Textron Aviation. Dichter, Wheels Up founder and CEO, said in a phone interview Tuesday that the King Air 350i deal, which includes service and maintenance of the turboprop airplanes his private aviation membership company is acquiring, is valued at $500 million.

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  14. Unusual Attitudes: Buying AirplanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Flying

    I was introduced to the art of buying and selling flying machines on a spring afternoon in 1965, standing next to an airplane salesman who'd just closed a deal on an AT-6 at Lunken Airport. The sound from that round engine as the buyer departed Runway 21R was glorious, but when it passed almost directly overhead the throaty roar abruptly changed to a sputter and then a cough.

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  15. Cessna Citation Latitude will be better than expected when it hits the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Business Journal

    Textron Aviation says its newest business jet is going to have better-than-expected range and runway performance when it enters service later this year.

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  16. Durango pilot survives emergency landing on county roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Denver Post

    A Durango man flying a Cessna 150 over the Animas Valley north of Durango Sunday reported an engine failure at an elevation of 10,000 feet, then made an an emergency landing on a country road near homes and survived. Road crews were waiting for an aircraft mechanic to help remove the wings from the damaged aircraft, Bender said, so it could be moved from the road and trucked away.

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  17. New owner considers QA flight school a 'toy store for grown-ups'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Maryland Gazette

    For Duco Pulle, nothing beats flying 6 inches above the water - not even the years he spent as a commercial pilot. So Pulle, who lives in Australia, came to Queen Anne's County to earn his private pilot seaplane rating.

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  18. Cessna no longer taking orders for diesel Cessna 182Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Business Journal

    Cessna Aircraft Co., a part of Wichita-based Textron Aviation, is no longer accepting purchase agreements for the aircraft, the report says.

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  19. High wind causes plane to flip at Tauranga AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    The two occupants escaped uninjured after their Cessna 172 was flipped by a wind gust while taxing at Tauranga Airport. Photo / SNPA, Cameron Avery SunLive reports emergency services were called to the scene at around 12.45pm after reports the plane had overturned while taxiing.

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  20. Fund Established To Help Recover Pilot's RemainsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Aero-News Network

    Friends of the family of pilot Bill Fitzpatrick, who was fatally injured when his Cessna 172 went down in the jungle of Cameroon, Africa, have established a fund to help his widow pay the costs of returning his remains to the United States. In an email sent to ANN, Les and Kathy Peterson said that "Bill had a remarkable career as a National Park Service pilot and as a volunteer for the African National Parks, serving as the pilot for anti-poaching efforts.

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