Cessna features five charities as part of 2013 Discover Flying Challenge

WICHITA, Kan. — Cessna Aircraft Co. is once again offering a unique internship experience – the Discover Flying Challenge – for six aviation students from a field of applicants for a summer-long excursion across the United States. This year, Cessna also has partnered with five not-for-profit organizations [Read more...]

SocialFlight teams with Cessna to support general aviation

SocialFlight has teamed with Cessna to host the event tracking and social media for Cessna’s 2013 Discover Flying Challenge.

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Enhanced cargo door for Cessna C-208 introduced

DELAND, Fla. — North American Surveillance Systems USA (NASS) has introduced an enhanced cargo door for the Cessna Caravan 208 Series aircraft.

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Citation M2 reaches milestone

WICHITA — The first production unit of Cessna’s new Citation M2 has reached the milestone of wing and fuselage mating. Certification is expected in the second half of 2013.

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Citation returns to Kentucky Derby

WICHITA — Cessna will honor the namesake of its line of Citation business jets by supporting customers flying into Louisville, Ky., for this weekend’s Kentucky Derby.

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Cessna updates AERO on single-engine line

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — Cessna Aircraft Co. is showcasing its newest single-engine products at this week’s AERO Friedrichshafen general aviation trade show. The TTx and the Grand Caravan EX are on display in the show’s exhibit hall for the duration of the 21st annual trade show.

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Cessna expands service for Caravans

WICHITA, Kan. — Aircraft on ground (AOG) maintenance will now be available for Cessna’s 208 model Caravan at all the company’s factory owned Citation Service Centers.

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Cessna and CAIGA joint ventures gear up

SHANGHAI — Cessna Aircraft Co. reported it is making progress toward beginning operations in China through joint ventures with China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company (CAIGA) in Shijiazhuang and Zhuhai.

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Citation CJ3 hits milestone

Cessna Aircraft Co. has rolled out the 400th production unit of the company’s CJ3 business jet from its production facility in Wichita.

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Modifying your Cessna for the better


The more we like our airplanes, the more it seems we want to modify them for the better. This is particularly true for Cessna owners whose aircraft may not have rolled through the hangar door with all the bells and whistles standard on newer planes.

My 1956 Skyhawk is typical of this group and has been the recipient of a long list of upgrades and modifications over the years. I’ve talked to a lot of Cessna pilots about their planes and have combined their suggestions with mine to assemble a list of popular Cessna mods.

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