The Cessna TTx completed its first production flight on Saturday, March 2. The single-engine composite aircraft departed from the Cessna facility in Independence, Kan. and performed the flight in and around southeast Kansas.
Cessna Aircraft Co. has inked a strategic partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams to sponsor NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray, as well as racers in the IZOD IndyCar Series and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series.
Astronics Corporation’s Max-Viz-600 enhanced vision system has received a Cessna Aircraft Service Bulletin for retrofit installation in recently-delivered Cessna Skyhawk, Skylane and Stationair single-engine aircraft models.
McFarlane now has FAA-PMA approval for the Fuel Strainer Top Assembly for most Cessna aircraft.
Cessna’s Citation M2 has begun its initial production run in the company’s Independence, Kansas facility.
Cessna’s Grand Caravan EX has earned FAA Type Certification, company officials report, adding it has outperformed initial targets.
LAS VEGAS— Monarch Sky, the largest flight school and flying club in Nevada, now offers seaplane training in the Cessna 182 Amphib — the only seaplane in Las Vegas, according to company officials.
Even aircraft giants can have problems. Cessna recently issued work orders for more than 200 Skycatchers in an effort that has to cost the big Wichita company well over $300,000*.
Cessna Aircraft Co. has entered into a contract with China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company Ltd., (CAIGA) to form a joint venture company to conduct final assembly of Cessna Caravans in China for the Chinese market.