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