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  1. Is Bigger Really Better?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Flying

    I'm of the belief that truth is something that emerges as actual evidence does. What should airplanes be like? I believe that if you look at the behavior of airplane buyers, you can see not only what they should be but what they aren't and why that has to change.

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  2. Cessna Citation X+ establishes impressive coast-to-coast speed recordRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Speed does matter! Demonstrating its rank as the maker of the fastest civil aircraft in the world, Cessna Aircraft Company announced today at the annual National Business Aviation Association Convention & Exhibition that the recently certified Citation X+ has set several city-to-city speed records for its weight class including Seattle to Miami, making the 2,375 nautical mile trip in 4 hours, 52 minutes. Cessna is a subsidiary of Textron Aviation, Inc., a Textron Inc. company.

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  3. Cessna Citation X+ sets cross-country speed recordRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Cessna Aircraft Co. on Monday announced that Citation X+ has added to its speed records by weight class, recently making a trip from Seattle to Miami in 4 hours, 52 minutes.

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  4. Textron shows off Citation Latitude at NBAARead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Textron Aviation kicked off media day ahead of the world's largest business aviation convention in Orlando Monday announcing product upgrades to its Beechcraft King Air line and promising there's more to come. "It's all about new products," Scott Ernest, Textron Aviation CEO and president, told a packed room at a news conference at the Orlando Convention Center.

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  5. Proficiency: Get your head in the gameRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | AOPA Pilot

    "Nobody likesto take the instrument proficiency check," said the woman at the front desk of a local flight school. But there are ways to make it almost fun, and that's by taking a quick review course before presenting yourself to the instructor.

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  6. Flying Clubs: Beechcraft, Cessna flying clubs mergeRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | AOPA Pilot

    Two venerable flying clubs in Wichita are looking to the future after they merged into the Textron Aviation Employees' Flying Club. The new club brings together the Cessna Flying Club, founded July 3, 1946, and the Beechcraft Flying Club, founded July 11, 1941.

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  7. Boom timesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | AOPA Pilot

    Cessna 172 pilot Tanner Overland crosses Sloulin Field's Runway 11/29 at midfield, at 1,000 feet agl, and self-announces a turn to a left downwind for landing. Less than a second later, a regional jet announces that it is pulling onto the runway for immediate departure.

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  8. Glider Bob': Robert B. SaundersRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | AOPA Pilot

    Anyone who has ever been around Stemme motorgliders will remember its most colorful and enthusiastic demonstration pilot, Robert B. Saunders. Known to all as simply "Glider Bob," Saunders started working for Mark Arnold, Stemme's first United States sales representative, in 1996.

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  9. High hopesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | AOPA Pilot

    The headline on the press release caught my eye for two reasons: "Textron Aviation Independence facility delivers 10,000th single-engine aircraft." One, 10,000 is a lot of airplanes.

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  10. Can Bombardier's New Planes Reverse Its Sales Slide in the Light Jet Market?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Motley Fool

    ... category on the back of improved deliveries from Cessna. Scott Donnley, Textron's CEO, said, "Deliveries at Cessna Aircraft are expected to increase in 2014 due to the introduction of new products, such as the Citation M2, Sovereign and Citation X." ...

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  11. A conversation with Michael ThackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Wichita Eagle

    After Textron's purchase of Beechcraft was completed last spring, Thacker oversaw the combining of Cessna and Beechcraft engineers into one large group. He has responsibility for the combined engineering organization, which includes engineers at Cessna sites in southwest and southeast Wichita and at the Beechcraft facility.

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  12. Mitsubishi to Roll Out New Regional JetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | AVweb

    One day at Spangdahlem Air Base , I was working a couple of F-16s. One was on the go for his last approach.

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  13. Will Cessna's New Planes Send Textron Stock Flying?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Motley Fool

    The company's private jet deliveries took a beating after the financial crisis when the business jet market ran out of steam. In 2010, Cessna's shipments were down nearly 62% from Although deliveries for the business jet industry in 2013 rose for the first time since 2008, Cessna has yet to witness an uptick in sales, as it largely focuses on light jets, which remain out of favor.

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  14. CambridgeNews published Cambridge firm Marshall Aviation Services agrees deal with air...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Cambridge Evening News

    The company will provide technical support to Blink's fleet of six Cessna Citation Mustang aircraft from its base at Cambridge Airport. "We are delighted to reach an agreement to support Blink's whole fleet," said Steve Pantry, Marshall's operations manager.

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  15. Alaskaa s outdated maps make flying a perilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Washington Post

    In the age of Google Earth, it's tempting to think human knowledge of the world is complete, with no frontiers to be charted. Which is why Alex Stack thought modern technology could get him through the mighty Alaska Range after a successful 2006 moose hunt.

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  16. Aircraft Refurbs: To Get the Price Right, Control the Wish ListRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | AVweb

    One day at Spangdahlem Air Base , I was working a couple of F-16s. One was on the go for his last approach.

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  17. Gulfstream G500 and G600: Speed MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Flying

    With Gulfstream's launch of its two new large-cabin twinjets, the G500 and the G600 , the company has voted yes two more times on the high-speed performance it created in its remarkable G650 and G650ER ultra-long-range jets. The 650s can do Mach .925 - I know; I've done it - can cruise, even more remarkably, at Mach .90 and can go a long, long way in the process.

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  18. Fledgling aviators and friends shoot for the sky side by sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Southland Times

    A plane ride while they were at primary school cemented a lifelong friendship and career path for two Southland men. Best mates Jordan Kean and Dan Veale, both 20, met in kindergarten and became fast friends after discovering they both shared a passion for aviation.

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  19. Truck wreck deaths spike, and SE Texas sees its shareRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Heavy fog and speeders are said to be the causes of a wreck that caused the death of one person and involved more than 100 cars on Interstate 10 Thanksgiving morning.

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  20. Young Eagle event lets children pilot a plane for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Young Eagle event lets children pilot a plane for the first time - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports Young children took the skies this morning in Elkhart. It was all part of the Young Eagle event held at the Elkhart Municipal Airport.

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