Cessna reveals restored L-19, Dodge auction package

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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Cessna celebrates 20th anniversary of Greensboro Service Center

Cessna is commemorating the 20th anniversary of its Greensboro Citation Service Center.

The facility, located at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C., is one of the busiest in the network of company-owned service centers, [Read more...]

QFC Cessna towbar extension now at Aircraft Spruce

Now at Aircraft Spruce is the Quick-fold Compact Towbar, also known as the QFC-Towbar.

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Skycatcher and the future

At the NBAA show this fall, multimillion dollar business jets and working aircraft were the focus. No surprise. After all, the organization is the National Business Aviation Association. While I’ve attended a few times (and am always stunned by the size of the exhibit hall and the opulence of the displays), I was caught off guard when I heard that some reporters asked Cessna’s President and CEO Scott Ernest about the Skycatcher.

One thing that did not surprise me was Ernest’s comment: “No future.”

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Bird Dog to be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson

Cessna is donating a restored 1953 L-19/O-1 “Bird Dog” to the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF) for sale this January at the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Wichita Aero Club Trophy to be presented to Cessna chairman emeritus

WICHITA — The fourth annual Wichita Aero Club Trophy will be presented to former Cessna Aircraft Company Chairman Russell W. Meyer, Jr.

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#NBAA13: Best-selling author first M2 customer

LAS VEGAS — Cessna Aircraft Co. revealed at the National Business Aviation Association convention that best-selling author and pilot Stuart Woods is the launch customer of the Citation M2.

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Cessna calls for volunteers to support Special Olympics Airlift

Cessna Aircraft Co. is organizing its seventh Citation Special Olympics Airlift (CSOA), which involves enlisting Citation jet owners to transport Special Olympics athletes and coaches from across the nation to the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.

Next year’s games will be held from June 14-21 in New Jersey in the Greater Princeton/Mercer County area.

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Cessna celebrates first international TTx delivery

WICHITA, Kan. — Cessna Aircraft Co. is celebrating the first international delivery of the new Cessna TTx to a customer in Thailand.

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Special Olympics wins $25,000 Discover Flying Challenge donation

WICHITA – Cessna Aircraft Co. is presenting a $25,000 donation to Special Olympics’ 2014 USA Games as an award for the organization’s partnership and support of the 2013 Discover Flying Challenge.

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