Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, and Civil Air Patrol (CAP) celebrate the delivery of four Cessna Skyhawk, one Cessna Skylane and one Cessna Turbo Stationair HD aircraft in Independence, KS. The aircraft will join a fleet of nearly 550 Cessna aircraft currently owned and operated by CAP.
Daher’s Aircraft Division announces the further enhancement of its support network coverage in Australia with the appointment of Airflite as an authorized service center for the TBM aircraft family, joining Airflite’s previous maintenance, repair and overhaul approval for Daher’s Kodiak series of utility airplanes. Airflite is also Daher’s in-country aircraft sales representative for both the TBM and Kodiak.
INGENIO Aerospace (INGENIO), a provider in innovative product design and manufacturing for business, commercial and military aviation, announces the appointment of Simon Lafrenière as chief operating officer (COO). Lafrenière's mandate is to drive INGENIO’s operations and leverage the company’s commitment to continuous innovation in the design and manufacturing of electrical-mechanical aircraft cockpit and cabin solutions.
Runway incursions are one of the most persistent threats to aviation safety, and the risk of incursions is likely to increase as air traffic grows, unless robust, coordinated safety defenses are implemented, Flight Safety Foundation says in releasing the Global Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Incursions (GAPPRI).
Textron Aviation Announces New SustainableAdvantage Carbon Offset Program for Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker Owners
Textron Aviation announces a new ProAdvantage program, SustainableAdvantage℠, to provide owners with an additional option for reducing their carbon dioxide emissions from operating aircraft. In collaboration with 4AIR, the program is set to launch in January 2024 and is available to eligible customers who own and operate Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker turbine aircraft worldwide.
General-aviation industry members of the Eliminate Aviation Gasoline Lead Emissions (EAGLE) initiative are applauding the news of the first unleaded fuel candidate to successfully pass the most rigorous Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative (PAFI) initial detonation and 150-hour engine durability test phase, continuing progress toward an unleaded future.