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Safran said it was in contact with Textron's Cessna unit after the only other customer for its Silvercrest engine, Dassault Aviation, scrapped its Falcon 5X due to engine delays. Textron Chief Executive Scott Donnelly told analysts last week that Cessna was suspending work on its Hemisphere business jet ...
WEST COVINA, CA -- Concorde Battery Corporation is pleased to announce EASA Validation for RG-390E/30 to be installed on the Cessna 510 Mustang. Mustang operators will benefit from the direct replacement of the original equipment battery with the RG-390E/30. The prolonged service life and ...

Featuring MTSU logos as part of the plane's detail, the 2018 Cessna Skyhawk 172, which MTSU aerospace students will use this spring and summer to attend air shows and aviation events nationwide, is shown nose to nose with the university's Beechcraft King Air 200 April 12 on the taxiway at Dwight D.
Textron Aviation's biggest Cessna Citation jet won't be flying in 2019, as the company had planned when it unveiled the Hemisphere nearly three years ago. Scott Donnelly, chief executive of parent company Textron Inc., said on a conference call with analysts Wednesday that plans for the Hemisphere are ...
Textron Aviation's two joint ventures in Shijiazhuang and Zhuhai will both be busier this year following orders from Greater China for three Citation XLS+ aircraft for the China Civil Aviation Authority's Flight Inspection Center, and a Cessna Grand Caravan EX in VIP configuration for Xihua General Aviation.
[IMGCAP(1)]. Head-up displays, once and still the stuff of airline and military cockpits, will soon be an option in Cessna's single-engine aircraft line. Cessna will offer the new Epic Optix Eagle HUD, a low-cost combiner display that's capable of projecting not just basic flight data, but all kinds of imagery that ...

At a time when changing perceptions about flight safety have pilots more interested in whole aircraft parachute systems, BRS Aerospace is expanding their network of approved installation centers for chute retrofits on Cessna 172s and 182s. In an exclusive podcast, company President Enrique Dillon told ...
Two people died in the collision of a Cessna Citation CJ and a Cessna 150 at the Marion Indiana Municipal Airport (MZZ) last night about 5 p.m. local time. Marion is located about 50 miles northeast of Indianapolis. While the details are still preliminary, the FAA believes the Citation was still rolling out after ...
BRS Aerospace has added five Cessna Parachute System Authorized Installation Centers in the past five months to handle whole aircraft parachute installations on Cessna 172 and Cessna 182 aircraft. Its centers now total 13 and are located in the U.S., Canada and Spain. The new centers include ...
Textron Aviation is halting production of the high-performance Cessna TTx single. Textron acquired the model from Columbia Aircraft Co. in 2007, changing its name from the Columbia 400 to the Cessna 400 and then to the Corvalis TT and finally to the TTx. Last year it delivered just 23 units, down from 31 ...
Initial wind-tunnel testing of the Cessna SkyCourier twin turboprop has been completed and Brad Thress, senior vice president, engineering, reported making “outstanding progress” in development of the all-new design. Since announcing the twin turboprop last November, Textron Aviation reports it has ...
KUALA LUMPUR (March 22): Precision mould designer and fabricator Sanichi Technology Bhd plans to buy a Cessna Citation aircraft for US$2.5 million (RM9.83 million) to fly key personnel frequently in order to maintain strong business relationship overseas. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, Sanichi said its ...
Last week, Fairmont State University took a bold step forward to shore up its growing Aviation Technology Program. At a widely publicized media event at the Aerospace Center in Bridgeport, FSU President Mirta Martin helped unveil a new 2017 Cessna 172 Skyhawk, an airplane purchased for the aviation ...
A LARGE crowd gathered to watch the first seaplane landing at Calshot for many years. But the pilot was unable to land the plane due to the choppy waters - despite making several fly-pasts during a 20 minute display. The amphibious Cessna Caravan 208 - officially known as a floatplane - was due to ...
March 16--BRIDGEPORT -- Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology unveiled its newest airplane in the Fairmont State fleet on Thursday at the Robert C. Byrd Aerospace Education Center. FSU recently purchased a 2017 Cessna 172 Skyhawk for aviation technology students to ...
The unblinking eye of a video camera caught the dramatic crash landing of a Cessna 210N at Florida's Kissimmee Airport this week. Although the airplane touched down on a narrow, tree-lined Martin Luther King Boulevard Tuesday afternoon, neither the pilot nor his passenger were seriously injured, ...
Owners of older Cessna 172s will be excited to learn that Dynon Avionics just received its first supplemental type certificate for the flagship SkyView HDX avionics system aimed at the classic four-place aircraft. Cessna owners will now be able to replace the vast majority of their legacy instruments with a ...

A turboprop Cessna with Hellfire missiles is appropriate technology for air superiority and close air support in Afghanistan. The Cessna 208 Caravan is an American single-engined turboprop, fixed-tricycle landing gear, short-haul regional airliner and utility aircraft that is built by Cessna. The airplane ...
Cessna is moving quickly on the SkyCourier project, which parent company Textron Aviation announced in November. The company has completed the initial wind tunnel testing at the Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research and is making progress toward a final design. The model used for the ...
Baravilala had just penned the lyrics to his latest song — Voca Ni Cessna Dua Vitu Rua — an ode to the two airmen who died in the Cessna 172 training aircraft that crashed into the side of a cliff in Delaikoro, Labasa on February 26. The two people who lost their lives in the tragedy were Pacific Flying ...
DELAYS in deploying air search teams during the search and recovery efforts of the Cessna 172 crash was a deliberate decision based on unfavourable weather at the time and the need to avoid further loss of lives. This was clarified by Minister for Defence and National Security Ratu Inoke Kubuabola in ...
Textron Aviation has completed initial wind tunnel testing of its new Cessna SkyCourier turboprop twin, the company reported yesterday. Notably, the wind-tunnel model was fitted with electric motors and scaled propellers calibrated to represent the thrust produced by the real aircraft, said Textron Aviation ...
Baravilala had just penned the lyrics to his latest song — Voca Ni Cessna Dua Vitu Rua — an ode to the two airmen who died in the Cessna 172 training aircraft that crashed into the side of a cliff in Delaikoro, Labasa on February 26. The two people who lost their lives in the tragedy were Pacific Flying ...
Textron Aviation has completed initial wind tunnel testing of its new twin-engine Cessna SkyCourier turboprop. Results will provide performance and aerodynamic and structural load data to further hone the aircraft design. "For the initial wind tunnel testing, we use a custom, precision model with electric ...
Textron Aviation has completed the first round of wind tunnel testing for the Cessna 408 SkyCourier turboprop launched last November with an order by FedEx for up to 100. Initial tests in the wind tunnel used electric motors and propellers tailored to simulate the real thrust of the aircraft's two Pratt & Whitney ...
This was the experience that the operations officer in charge at the Labasa Fire Station, Janendra Lal and his three senior officers went through when performing the risky job of retrieving the bodies of the Pacific Flying School's Cessna 172 crash victims, Merelesita Lutu and Iliesa Tawalo and the aircraft ...
Cessna 172: Captain Saumi pays her respect. Lice Movono Friday, March 09, 2018. Captain Saumi watches in the background as Miss Lutu's final rites are completed. Picture: + Enlarge this image. Captain Saumi watches in the background as Miss Lutu's final rites are completed. Picture: LICE MOVONO. Update: 3:09PM ...
The Lutu family had to contend with pathologist advice when planning funeral rites for their child. The late 20-year-old died when the training aircraft she was flying crashed in dense jungle on the Delaikoro mountain range in Vanua Levu on Monday, February 26. It took the search and recovery team until ...
Cessna 172: Hundreds farewell Lutu. Lice Movono Friday, March 09, 2018. Late trainee pilot Merelesita Lutu's sister Vasemaca at the funeral service held at the Centenary Church + Enlarge this image. Late trainee pilot Merelesita Lutu's sister Vasemaca at the funeral service held at the Centenary Church in Suva today.
The disciplinary personnel that were involved in the rescue operation of removing the bodies of the late aviators from the Cessna 172 crash site should be recognised. This is the view of a senior Government official, after an emotional farewell at Waiqele Airport in Labasa yesterday. Commissioner Northern ...
The wreckage of Cessna 172 was yesterday removed from the crash site at the Delaikoro Ridge, in Macuata, under the supervision of Air Accident Investigator Andrew McGregor. With the help of a helicopter sent in by the Pacific Flying School, about 15 personnel from Republic of Fiji Military Forces, Fiji ...
The pilot of the Cessna Conquest that crashed about 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis a few weeks ago was ATP-rated and filed an IFR flight plan for the nighttime run from Eagle Creek Airport to Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Cessna 441 Conquest is a twin turboprop capable of carrying 10 passengers and ...
Mayor Roy Cessna became the 34th recipient of the Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Award of Merit during the organization's annual banquet on Thursday night. Cessna was honored before more than 500 attendees representing area organizations in the public and private sectors, from ...
Update: 10:29AM THE vanua of Macuata accorded a traditional farewell for the Pacific Flying School's Cessna 172 crash victims and their families at the Waiqele Airport in Labasa this morning. Led by Commissioner North Jovesa Vocea, a delegation from Government and the household of Bolatagane, ...
A pilot told air traffic controllers that his turboprop aircraft was "out of control" shortly before it crashed in a Clinton County field and killed the three people aboard, federal investigators said. The pilot was fighting to control the Cessna 441 Conquest II shortly before crashing near Rossville about 15 miles east ...
Canadian authorities are looking into a suspected drone collision with a Cessna 172 that caused $4,000 USD in damage. The drone incident occurred near an airport in British Columbia. During a training flight, the Cessna 172, owned by Abbotsford-based Chinook Helicopters, was making its final ...
The Alabama Aviation College of Ozark loaned the Cessna to HCCA so that aviation mechanics pupils can gain hands-on experience in the future. AAC director Jay Harbert said the students in the dual-enrollment class will use portions of the plane to complete the practical exercises of the courses they are ...
Textron Aviation is no longer selling the Cessna TTx, bringing to an apparent close production of the sleek high-performance piston single that originally drew its inspiration from a kitplane and grew into a fully Part 23 certified model that for a time was considered one of the best light airplanes in the world.
The FAA issued the AD, which affects model 401, 401A, 401B, 402, 402A, 402B, 402C, 411, 411A, 414, 414A, 421, 421A, 421B, 421C, and 425 airplanes, following a report of a fully cracked lower forward carry-through spar cap on a Textron Aviation 402C airplane (formerly a Cessna Aircraft Co. type ...
The pilot of a Cessna plane watching a glider more than a mile away probably failed to see a second 130ft (40m) below him, investigators found. The near miss happened over Papworth Everard in Cambridgeshire on the afternoon of 29 October. The glider was travelling from the Nene Valley Gliding Club ...
Many people have probably experienced takeoff while riding a larger passenger plane like a 747. But it's different when riding up front in a four-seat Cessna 172. That feeling of having your seat tilt slowly upwards to a 45-degree angle as the plane begins to float through the air is magnified in a way that ...
It's safe. It's possible because. There's a lot of idiots out there. Maybe seven of thirteen through thick and there's deep and it's hit in the morning now. 746. Here on out there today. Now for big things. Windy dry conditions continue to create fire danger across Kansas City and Wichita police investigating two ...
CHARLESTON — A student pilot injured in a 2016 crash at Yeager airport that killed his flight instructor is suing Cessna, blaming a faulty seat latching mechanism for the mishap. Aarin Farrar of Plymouth, Maine, claims dozens of pilots and passengers have been killed or injured over the years because of ...
Installation kits for the Cessna 182 Skylane are $17,500 and the Cessna 172 installation kit is $15,500, plus installation fees. The BRS system is approved for Cessna 182s manufactured from 1964 and newer, and Cessna 172s manufactured in 1966 and newer. Listed below are qualified installation ...
The U.S. Air Force plans to procure 22 lightly armed variants of the Cessna Caravan aircraft to deliver to allied governments for use in surveillance missions, FlightGlobal reported Monday. A notice posted Friday on FedBizOpps states that the Air Force wants potential vendors to supply AC-208 planes that ...
Textron Aviation is halting production of its Cessna TTx single-engine, high-performance aircraft, the company confirmed Feb. ... You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Textron Aviation Halts Cessna TTx Production".
Authorities do not yet know how many people were on board when the Cessna 441 Conquest II crashed about 7:40 p.m. in a farm field near Rossville, according to a State Police news release. The wreckage was found in a field near Carroll County Roads 500 West and 600 South. Investigators believe the ...
Canadian authorities are looking into a suspected drone collision with a Cessna 172 that caused $4,000 USD in damage. The drone incident occurred near an airport in British Columbia. During a training flight, the Cessna 172, owned by Abbotsford-based Chinook Helicopters, was making its final ...
Cessna delivered 39 of its mainstay Citation M2 jets during the year. Honda said its aircraft business improved mainly due to the strong North American market and Europe. It said about half of the aircraft it delivered went to individuals, and half to corporate clients. The HondaJet is priced at $4.5 million.
The Wichita-based division of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) last year ended production of the Cessna Citation Mustang business jet, another of the aircraft models built at the Independence plant. That facility has, however, seen the addition of other product lines that the company has moved from Wichita to free ...


 

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