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Cessna Turbo Skylane JT-A™ Arrives in UK for European Debut

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, today announced their new Turbo Skylane 182 JT-A will be available for viewing at UK AeroExpo 2013. The event will be held at the Sywell Aerodrome from 31 May to 2 June in Northampton, England. More: Have you booked your tickets for Walt Disney World? The Turbo Skylane […]

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Cessna Turbo Skylane Takes First Production Flight

Cessna Turbo Skylane JT-A™ Takes First Production Flight Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, announces the first production flight of its Turbo Skylane 182 JT-A took place yesterday at the company’s facility in Independence, Kan. The aircraft has the distinction of being the first modern single engine aircraft powered by a piston engine specifically […]

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Cessna New Citation M2 Reaches ‘Wing Mate’ Stage

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, announced that the first production unit of the new Citation M2 has reached the significant milestone of wing and fuselage mating. Certification is expected in the second half of 2013. “The M2 program is progressing well, and we are all looking forward to advancing to the certification process […]

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Cessna Aircraft: East Coast Tour Takes Flight

Cessna Citation Latitude Production on Track; East Coast Tour Takes Flight  Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, announced today that the production for the Citation Latitude aircraft, first announced in October 2011, is on schedule and making progress toward completion of full airframes this year. The next generation in business travel, the Latitude, with […]

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Cessna Foresees Rising Caravan and Citation Demand in India

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, said today the company foresees rising demand for its Caravan and Citation aircraft in India this year as customers respond to anticipated government reforms. Speaking at the Aero India show in Bangalore, Bill Harris, Cessna vice president, Sales for Asia and Asia Pacific, said: “India is expected to […]

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Cessna & Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Becomes Partners

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, announced today a strategic partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) for multiple races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the IZOD IndyCar Series and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. This partnership extends Cessna’s presence across all three series in which CGRT competes. “Clyde Cessna founded this […]

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Jet Aviation sells Dusseldorf and Zurich MRO operations to Cessna

Jet Aviation has agreed to sell its Dusseldorf, Germany, and Zurich, Switzerland maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations to Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2012. Terms of the transaction are confidential. Jet Aviation will continue to own and operate its fixed-base operations […]

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Plane crashes at Eastern Regional Airport

Local police and fire departments responded to a report of a small plane that crashed at Eastern Slopes Regional Airport at around noon Wednesday. According to the Oxford County Regional Communications Center, the two-seater plane crashed just off the runway. The pilot was able to get out of the plane and was seen walking around. […]