Textron Aviation’s Maintenance and Paint Apprenticeship programs have been recognized as state-registered apprenticeships through the Kansas Department of Commerce.
McFarlane Aviation has received FAA-PMA approval for replacement door springs for a majority of Cessna 182, 206, 210, and 337 aircraft.
Textron Aviation has unveiled several enhancements to its iconic Cessna high-wing piston aircraft lineup — the Cessna Skyhawk, Cessna Skylane, Cessna Turbo Skylane, and Cessna Turbo Stationair HD — including new seating, updated instrument panels, and new exterior paint styles.
The new dual exhaust fairings help with engine cooling.
The new baffles, which have undergone individual PMA approval, can be purchased as standalone units or as a complete set, according to officials with McFarlane Aviation, Airforms parent company.
With the delivery of a Cessna Grand Caravan EX to a Brazilian company in Jan. 13, 2023, Textron Aviation hit a milestone: The 3,000th Caravan delivered worldwide.
When Greg Hansen was given the remains of a crashed 182, he decided to “give the plane a retirement job as a wind vane.” He calls it Cessna on a stick.
“If you have to put a battery charger on it, I don’t want to own it,” said Ryan. His airplane is meant to be flown — not be a show piece.
The upgrades include a 155-pound increase to the maximum takeoff weight of the Beechcraft Bonanza G36, giving the aircraft a maximum useful load of 1,213 pounds.