Textron Aviation Inks Order for Three Cessna Citations in Support of the Government of Turkey Flight Inspection Missions

Textron Aviation has announced it has received an order from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAS) for one special mission Cessna Citation Longitude and two special mission Cessna Citation Latitude jets. The aircraft will be fitted with special flight inspection calibration equipment and used by the DHMI (General Directorate of State Airports Authority) in Turkey to inspect […]

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Textron Aviation Celebrates First Delivery of the New Cessna SkyCourier to Launch Customer FedEx Express

Textron Aviation today announced the first delivery of the Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop to FedEx Express. This is the first of 50 freighter aircraft that global logistics firm FedEx Express ordered as the Cessna SkyCourier’s launch customer. The clean-sheet aircraft achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification in March 2022. “FedEx took delivery of […]

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Bombardier Begins New Era in Wichita with New U.S. Headquarters

Bombardier announced last week that its Wichita facility is designated as its new U.S. Headquarters, underscoring the site’s growth and multi-disciplinary expertise. The company said the decision to locate its U.S. Headquarters in Wichita was a logical choice given the site’s deep-rooted history in aviation, the tremendous opportunities for growth in the maintenance, repair and […]

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Historic Investments Delivered to Kansas Airport

During a visit to Augusta Municipal Airport near Augusta, Kan., FAA Deputy Administrator Bradley Mims highlighted funding coming the airport’s way as part of President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) that provides a once-in-a-generation investment in rural and smaller communities. The Biden-Harris Administration is investing in the infrastructure that benefits Americans in smaller towns to […]

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First Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 Enters Service Following FAA Certification

Textron Aviation is celebrating the first delivery of the Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 light jet, following the completion of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification. Elite Team Offices, headquartered in Clovis, California, recently took delivery of the first production Citation M2 Gen2. The milestone comes less than six months after Textron Aviation announced the latest […]

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Textron Begins Delivering Skyhawks to Growing Flight Training School at Kansas State

Textron Aviation is celebrating the delivery of five new Cessna Skyhawk piston aircraft to the Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus, expanding the school’s fleet and supporting the university’s growing enrollment in its pilot training programs. The Cessna Skyhawk is designed and manufactured by Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company. The […]

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