Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Cessna Aircraft Co. have signed a long-term purchase agreement that includes the delivery of 29 Cessna Skyhawk model 172S aircraft this year and 28 next year to upgrade the school’s current Skyhawk flight-training fleet at its campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz.
Cessna is celebrating the milestone delivery of the 100th Cessna Grand Caravan EX.
In a new blog post, Flying magazine’s Robert Goyer says that the Cessna Skycatcher failed because it was overly sensitive to wind, had a “Made in China” label that infuriated the American marketplace, plus a high price tag. Once the price was raised to $150,000, “the price was too high for what you got, and what you got wasn’t what you really wanted to begin with,” he says. Check it out here
SOUTH SAINT PAUL, Minn. — BRS Aerospace, manufacturer of whole aircraft parachute systems, recently reported that Cessna 182P and Q model owners who install a BRS system will gain a 160-pound gross weight increase.
WICHITA, Kan. – Cessna has begun deliveries of the newly certified Citation Sovereign+ midsize business jet.
WICHITA – Cessna has begun the first deliveries of the Citation M2 light jet following FAA type certification.
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).
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…]