Cessna reveals restored L-19, Dodge auction package

Cessna Bird Dog & Truck

WICHITA, Kan. — Cessna has unveiled the restored 1959 Cessna L-19E “Bird Dog” (pictured below) to be auctioned at the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. The L-19E will be auctioned alongside a Dodge M37 truck restored and donated by Okoboji Classic Cars, forming a unique pair of historical items offered in a single auction lot.

Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF).

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Air Tractor unveils new airframe and engine warranty

From left to right : John Saabas, President, P&WC, Jim Hirsh, President, Air Tractor, Denis Parisien, Vice President, General Aviation, P&WC and Maria Della Posta, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, P&WC.

At the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) Convention this week in Reno, Nevada, Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch announced a new airframe and engine warranty policy to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary and to mark 50 years of Pratt & Whitney’s PT6A engine.

The new Air Tractor airframe warranty is a full warranty on the airframe for one year or 500 hours, plus two years or 1,000 hours on major structural components.

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