High-Performance Turboprops VS. Light Jets

HOW PERFORMANCE NUMBERS COMPARE With the lower-than-expected acquisition and operating costs, very light business jets are competing head-to-head with high-performance, single-engine turboprops. Comparing each aircraft’s best combination of speed, range,

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Cessna SkyCourier Completes Initial Wind Tunnel Testing

WICHITA, Kan. (March 13, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has completed initial wind tunnel testing of its new twin-engine Cessna SkyCourier turboprop. Results from comprehensive

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Citation Longitude Circles the Globe

WICHITA, Kan. (March 12, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the Cessna Citation Longitude has successfully circumnavigated the globe, demonstrating its commanding performance and impressive

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Citation Latitude Extends Reign as Most Delivered Midsize Business Jet

WICHITA, Kan. (Feb. 27, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced that, for the second consecutive year, the Cessna Citation Latitude earned the title as the category’s most delivered business

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The Citation Longitude is Now in Full Production

Feb. 6, 2018 – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is debuting its newest and largest aircraft to date to the Asia-Pacific market – the flagship, super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude business jet.

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The Cessna® TTx™ now offers pilots a wider breadth of missions with its latest certification, the high-performance aircraft’s Flight Into Known Icing (FIKI) system. FIKI adds additional aircraft capability, dispatch reliability and travel flexibility.“A TTx aircraft equipped with the optional FIKI system offers great value for customers,” said Kevin Schmitz, Textron Aviation TTx business leader. “It allows owners’ business and recreational plans to stay on schedule, even in some adverse weather conditions.”Textron Aviation’s goal was more than adding the certified FIKI system to the fastest commercially-produced and certified fixed-gear, single-engine aircraft in its class. It was to do so without slowing the aircraft—a goal engineers and designers met handily.

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FedEx Express signs as launch customer for up to 100 aircraft WICHITA, Kan. (Nov. 28, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced its new twin-engine,

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In the Spotlight: The Cessna Citation Longitude

Africair, Inc. was present at this year’s EBACE 2017 held in Geneva, Switzerland, alongside Textron Aviation and Bell Helicopter.  While we had customer visits, conducted a Bell 429 demo flight,

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