Kodiak

Garmin autopilot OK’d for Quest KODIAK

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. has received final approval from the FAA for the integration of the Garmin GFC 700 Automatic Fight Control System (AFCS) in the KODIAK. Continue Reading →

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Piper M-Class approved by China

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received a Validation of Type Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for its M-Class single-engine aircraft. The Piper M-Class series consists of the turboprop Piper Meridian, the pressurized piston-powered Piper... Continue Reading →

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Cessna Independence facility delivers 10,000th aircraft

Posted on August 28th, 2014 by

Cessna Aircraft Co. recently delivered the 10,000th single-engine aircraft from its Independence, Kan. facility since its first delivery in June 1996. Liberty University took delivery of this milestone aircraft, a Cessna Skyhawk, along with two other Cessna Skyhawks, adding to... Continue Reading →

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Hartzell Propeller to supply props for Piaggio Avanti EVO

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller will supply new advanced lightweight propellers to Piaggio Aero Industries for its third generation twin-engine Avanti EVO. Continue Reading →

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ProAdvantage now available for King Airs

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

Beechcraft will begin offering ProAdvantage product support programs to the global Beechcraft King Air turboprop fleet. Continue Reading →

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New Cessna Citation CJ3+ makes first flight

Posted on August 17th, 2014 by

Cessna reports the successful maiden flight of the first production unit of the Citation CJ3+ from the company’s manufacturing facility adjacent to Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita. Mark Tuttle, production flight test pilot, said all systems performed as expected during the 73... Continue Reading →

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Cessna Stationair to sport new interior seating option

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

Cessna Aircraft Co. reported at AirVenture that it will offer a new seating option for the Cessna 206 Stationair that provides the versatility for up to five different cabin seating configurations. Continue Reading →

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Lear 60 now FAA-certified with Raisbeck Aft Fuselage Locker

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

SEATTLE — Raisbeck Engineering has received full FAA certification for its Lear 60 Aft Fuselage Locker. It is now available for purchase and installation at all Raisbeck Authorized Dealer locations that work with Lear 60 owners and operators. Continue Reading →

Kodiak

New KODIAK interior certified

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. has received certification of its new Summit Executive interior. The five-place interior features club seating, two fold-out tables and two storage cabinets. Continue Reading →

Airplane shipments up

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) reported at last week’s AirVenture that airplane shipments increased 4.8% in the second quarter of the year, with shipments totaling 1,110 while airplane billings rose to $10.9 billion, up 4.5%. Continue Reading →