Textron Aviation Announces Order for 10 Cessna Skyhawk Aircraft to Support K State’s Growing Pilot Training Enrollment

Textron Aviation has announced an order for 10 Cessna Skyhawk piston aircraft for the Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus, expanding the school’s fleet of Skyhawk aircraft to 20. The aircraft will help support the university’s growing enrollment in its pilot training programs. The Cessna Skyhawk is designed and manufactured by Textron Aviation […]

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Textron Aviation Receives Order for 20 Cessna Skyhawks to Promote Growing Need for Pilot Training in China

Textron Aviation announced that Sichuan Longhao Flight Training Co., Ltd. (Longhao Flight Training School) in China, has signed a purchase agreement for 20 Cessna Skyhawk piston aircraft. The aircraft, which are expected to be delivered throughout 2022, will be utilized for primary pilot training in southwest and central China, further expanding and enhancing Longhoa’s training […]

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Beechcraft Denali Moves Closer to First Flight with Successful Ground Engine Runs

Textron Aviation announced it has successfully completed initial ground engine runs on the prototype Beechcraft Denali single-engine turboprop powered by GE Aviation’s new advanced Catalyst engine. The ground engine runs, which took place at Textron Aviation’s west campus in Wichita, Kansas, verified the functionality of the fuel system and engine, as well as the interface […]

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U.S. Army Special-Missions Equipped Beechcraft King Air 300 Surpasses 50,000 Flight Hours

Textron Aviation celebrates its leadership of the twin-engine turboprop segment by announcing a Beechcraft King Air 300, delivered in 1987 and in service in the U.S. Army fleet of aircraft since 2009, has surpassed a significant 50,000 flight hours milestone. “The Beechcraft King Air is the world leader in twin-turboprop special mission operations because of […]

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Textron Aviation’s Special Edition 75th Anniversary Beechcraft Bonanza Blends Modern Tech with Retro Styling

Textron Aviation has turned to an aviation legend and founding member of the Beechcraft brand to commemorate a milestone for one of its most iconic aircraft. The company today announced a special edition 75th anniversary option for its Beechcraft Bonanza G36 single-engine piston aircraft, distinguished by its custom interior and paint scheme inspired by Olive […]

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