Textron Aviation announced today, it has received supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for the Gogo AVANCE L5 connectivity system upgrade for its Cessna Citation X+, Citation Sovereign+ and Citation Latitude business jets. Aircraft equipped with Gogo AVANCE L5 will experience faster inflight connectivity speeds and an enhanced network to support on-the-go business needs. This STC expands the company’s Approved Model List to include eight Citation business jet models.
Cessna Aircraft Company
Africair is the largest Cessna Aircraft Company distributor in the world. As Cessna’s exclusive Authorized Sales Representative for 46 countries in and around Africa, we distribute the entire Cessna product line. Cessna has manufactured more general aviation aircraft than any other company, and is recognized as the industry leader in safety, reliability, performance and innovation.
In addition to selling new and used Cessna aircraft, we provide spare parts, product support, warranty administration, maintenance and technical support, and training coordination for Cessna aircraft owners and operators.
Africair is the largest Beechcraft distributor in the world. As Beechcraft’s exclusive Authorized Sales Representative for 46 countries in and around Africa, we distribute the entire Beechcraft product line. Beechcrafth is recognized as the industry leader in safety, reliability, performance and innovation.
In addition to selling new and used Beechcraft aircraft, we provide spare parts, product support, warranty administration, maintenance and technical support, and training coordination for Beechcraft aircraft owners and operators.
We are also the Independent Representative for Bell for 40 countries in and around Africa. Bell is the premier manufacturer of light to medium size helicopters in the world and produces a full line of single and twin engine helicopters. Bell helicopters are world renowned for their rugged durability, reliability and safety.
We provide configuration and completion coordination for our customers utilizing a number of high quality completion facilities.
Parts & Support
In addition to Cessna and Bell products, we provide spare parts and product support for Piper, Beechcraft, Fairchild, DeHavilland, Bombardier, and other general aviation aircraft, and are authorized distributors for Honeywell (Bendix/King) Avionics, Garmin, Pratt & Whitney, Thielert, Continental Aerospace Technologies GmbH and other manufacturers.
As a result, we are able to support the varied demands of the modern aircraft operator, who frequently operates both fixed and rotor-wing aircraft of various types and models.
The Africair Group of Companies
US Headquarters in Miami
Our company is headquartered in Miami, Florida (USA) where we operate a modern distribution center. Our U.S. base greatly enhances our ability to coordinate shipments from various vendors and, with respect to aircraft sales, enables us to oversee the pre-delivery process to ensure that our customer’s requirements are met.
Our product support division is world class. We currently support hundreds of aircraft and helicopters in Africa and are very familiar with the applicable importation and customs regulations, as well as the best methods of shipment to each country.
Africair’s dedicated and experienced management, sales and product support team are fluent in English, Swahili, Spanish, French, Arabic, Farsi and German. Our full time product support representatives travel the continent of Africa continuously and are available to answer your technical questions free of charge.
In the News
Textron Aviation Inc. unveiled the industry’s first interactive, 3D full-color technical library today following the Cessna Citation Longitude’s entry into service. Advancing the industry from paper-based 2D manuals with limited geometric information.
Textron Aviation Inc. will showcase eight of its renowned Cessna and Beechcraft jet and turboprop aircraft at the 2019 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas. The aircraft are scheduled to travel to and from the show utilizing a sustainable alternative jet fuel mixture. In addition to its leading product lineup, which includes the newly-certified super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude jet, the company’s display will also feature mockups of its two newest turboprops: the Cessna Denali and the Cessna SkyCourier.
The first deliveries of the company’s new flagship Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize business jet, signaling the start of a new dimension in business travel. The Longitude received FAA type certification on Sept. 21, 2019.
Flagship Citation cleared to revolutionize the super-midsize business jet category WICHITA, Kan. (Sept. 23, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its innovative super-midsize jet, the Cessna
WICHITA, Kan. (Sept. 16, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, this month celebrates 50 years since the inaugural flight of the first Citation jet, the Cessna
Global customers record impressive achievement following 200th delivery Fort Worth, TX (28 August 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
OSHKOSH, Wis. (July 22, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, this year is marking the 50th anniversary of the first flight of its Beechcraft Baron 58