Tanis Aircraft Products has introduced an engine preheat system specifically for the Cessna 162 Skycatcher and the Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA) market.
Aspen Avionics has received FAA STC approval for installation of the Avidyne DFC90 Digital Autopilot into Cessna 182s when interfaced with Aspen’s Evolution 1000 Pro Primary Flight Display (PFD).
“I’ve never seen one that color before!” That’s what people usually say when they first set eyes on the Cessna 152 owned by Mary Rosenblum of Troutdale, Ore.
Unlike so many airplanes that are predominantly white with an accent color, in the sunlight Rosenblum’s aircraft appears purple, as in Barney the Dinosaur was the painter. The airplane attracted a lot of attention during the Arlington Fly-in and Sport Convention held at Arlington Municipal Airport (AWO) north of Seattle in July.
Cessna’s Citation Performance Calculator (CPCalc) is now available from the Apple App Store. The app is available for all current production Citation business jets, as well as many out-of-production Citations and some Cessna 208 Caravans.
Russell W. Meyer, Jr., who led Cessna as chairman for 31 years, has been inducted into the Citation Jet Pilots Owner Pilot Association Citation Hall of Fame.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Having the world’s leading general aviation company make a strong commitment to using turbodiesel engines is a “welcome and major step in the continued recognition of the many benefits of diesel technology,” according to Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum.
“Cessna’s new 182 NXT turbodiesel engine is being described as a ‘game changer’ by experts in the general aviation industry,” Schaeffer said. “With its increased range, greater payload capacity and lower direct operating costs, it’s easy to see why Cessna’s new diesel powered aircraft is going to transform general aviation.”
OSHKOSH — Cessna reported at AirVenture that it has extended its ProAdvantage programs to its current production Cessna Caravan product line, including the newly announced Cessna Grand Caravan EX.
The ProAdvantage is a group of programs designed to help customers manage their long-term costs for maintenance coverage. [Read more…]