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2012-07-26 06:20:34

Cessna's New Turbodiesel Engine Is "A Major Step" In Increasing Range And Lowering Operating Costs In General Aviation WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Having the world's leading general aviation company make a strong commitment to using turbodiesel engines is a "welcome and major step in the continued recognition of the many benefits of diesel technology", according to Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. (Logo:...

2012-05-14 10:20:46

GENEVA, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. manufacturers of business aircraft and helicopters will benefit from a new process to assess credit risks and expedite foreign-buyer financing from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank). Ex-Im Bank will work with qualified industry experts to perform due diligence and credit analysis to facilitate the Bank's support for U.S. business-aircraft exports. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/MM83673LOGO ) The...

2012-05-14 06:20:38

GENEVA, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has approved a guarantee of a $350 million loan facility to provide the funds to assist Textron Inc. in financing the exports by two of its companies, Cessna Aircraft Company and Bell Helicopter Textron. The guaranteed lender is PNC Bank in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/MM83673LOGO) The Ex-Im Bank-guaranteed loan facility will enable...

2012-05-08 23:03:44

Pacific Coast Avionics has completed a panel upgrade on a Cessna 340. Aurora, Oregon (PRWEB) May 08, 2012 Pacific Coast Avionics has announced the completion of a panel upgrade on a Cessna 340 owned and operated by Dr. Doug Iverson, a veterinarian based in Everest, Washington. The upgrade included an all-new panel with the installation of a Garmin G-500 PFD, Garmin GTS-800 Traffic Alert System, Garmin GTN-750 and GTN-650 Touch-Screen GPS/Nav/Com Systems, Garmin GMA-350 Audio Panel, Garmin...

2012-02-22 11:01:00

DULUTH, Minn., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 22, 2012, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released the industry's fourth quarter and complete 2011 shipment and billings summary. "Shipments declined in all three industry segments from the previous year, but the declines reached single digits which indicate general aviation is reaching the trough in this cycle," said GAMA Chairman, Caroline Daniels. "A majority of the market fundamentals are moving...

2011-11-17 04:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vincent Everett, CEO, Works of Life International Ministries--a non-profit charitable organization in operation for over a decade--has initiated a reinvigoration project to a longstanding aircraft donation website (AircraftDonation.org) that he says will better serve charter aviation agencies, brokerage and acquisition firms, as well as authorized sales companies and private plane owners who wish to liquidate aircraft. This...

2011-10-09 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- [NBAA 2011] -- Aircell, a leading provider of in-flight connectivity for business aviation, announces that Cessna Aircraft Company will offer Gogo Biz(TM) high-speed Internet capability as a factory option for the Citation CJ4 beginning in the first quarter of 2012. Cessna's efforts to engineer and certify the system on the CJ4 platform are already well underway and are slated for completion in January. (Logo:...

2011-08-20 00:00:31

JETNET has announced that Cessna Aircraft Company has signed on as the launch customer for JETNET iQ, JETNET's premium advisory service. Cessna, a Textron, Inc. company, is the world's leading general aviation company and the largest commercial volume manufacturer of business aircraft, with over 6,100 Citation business jets delivered. Utica, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 JETNET LLC, the world leader in aviation market intelligence, announced that Cessna Aircraft Company has signed on as the...

2011-05-17 01:00:00

GENEVA, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EBACE 2011 -- Aircell, the world's leading provider of inflight connectivity, today announced that beginning in 2012, Cessna Aircraft Company will offer Aircell's Aviator 300 system as an option on new Citation XLS+, Citation Sovereign and Citation X business aircraft. The Aviator 300 will be fully integrated with the Aircell Axxess® cabin system, seamlessly delivering a robust, global inflight connectivity experience. Passengers and...

2011-03-02 08:00:00

Indonesian Charter Airline to Use Simulator to Support Fleet Expansion And Train at Home AVALON, ON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ - Mechtronix Systems Inc., an MWC company, a world leading manufacturer of Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTD), today announced the production of an FFT X(TM) for the Cessna Grand Caravan to support fleet expansion of Indonesian carrier Susi Air. Known as the second largest operator of Cessna Caravan in the world with a fleet of 30+ aircraft, Susi Air will...