The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) recently validated type certifications for Hartzell props flying on Cessna TTx and Mooney Acclaim aircraft.
Mooney has partnered with Redbird Flight Simulations, buying three full motion Redbird FMX simulators.
One will be at the company’s headquarters in Kerrville, Texas, another in Chino, Calif., at the company’s global headquarters; and the third in Beijing, China, in an office set to open later this summer.
KERRVILLE, Texas — Mooney is preparing to celebrate the winning bid for Mooney Acclaim N242MR at AirVenture 2014. The first new Mooney airplane produced in five years is nearing completion and open for the highest bidder during the First To Fly Mooney History Museum Auction.
Proceeds from the sale of the first Mooney will be used to create the Mooney History Museum in Kerrville, Texas.
SUN ‘n FUN marked the first public event for Mooney International to officially kickoff its comeback tour to the aviation industry. To celebrate the occasion, CEO Jerry Chen launched an online charity auction to purchase the first new production Mooney since its five-year hiatus. All proceeds from the auction will be used for the future Mooney Historical Museum, a new non-profit corporation initiative for the company.
Hartzell Propeller and Mooney International Corp. are again in business together as the aircraft manufacturer has begun production on the first new Mooney airplane in five years.
Hartzell Propeller has initiated deliveries of the company’s three-blade, blended airfoil, scimitar props to Mooney’s manufacturing operation in Kerrville, Texas, for factory installation on its Ovation and Acclaim Type S aircraft models.
A new DVD, “Boots on the Ground: The Men and Women Who Made Mooney,” will premiere April 10, the first night of the Mooney Aircraft and Pilots Association (MAPA) Homecoming at the Mooney factory in Kerrville, Texas.
KERRVILLE, Texas — Production on the first Mooney airplane to be built since 2009 is set to begin Feb. 26.
KERRVILLE, Texas — After a five-year hiatus from manufacturing airplanes, Mooney will restart manufacturing at the beginning of January 2014. New funding from Soaring America Corp., a California-based company, will provide the capital to relaunch and sustain the legendary brand, according to company officials.
The Mooney Aviation Co. will celebrate the 60-year anniversary of when Mooney began to manufacture its M20 fleet of airplanes at this week’s AirVenture.
“This is an historic time for Mooney and being present at AirVenture is an opportunity to celebrate with our loyal Mooney owners. We want to remind them that we are actively in business,” [Read more...]