The first new Mooney is preparing for takeoff

Mooney Acclaim

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.

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Mooney kicks off online auction for new airplane

Mooney Acclaim

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.

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Hartzell back in business with Mooney

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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.

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Mooney confirms comeback

Mooney Acclaim

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.

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