Textron Aviation announces new aircraft flight data monitoring (FDM) service options for Cessna Citation business jets equipped with Aircraft Recording System II (AReS II). Through Textron Aviation’s proprietary LinxUs data reporting ecosystem, Cessna Citation customers can now choose to transfer their flight data to one of two customer-selected flight operational quality assurance (FOQA) providers: Flight Data Services L3Harris Technologies’ Flight Data Connect service or Safran Electronics & Defense’s Cassiopée Flight Data Monitoring solution.
Textron Aviation Introduces the Beechcraft King Air 260, Featuring Innovative Cockpit Upgrades, to Turboprop Lineup
Textron Aviation is launching an exciting new era for its renowned Beechcraft King Air 200 series aircraft with the introduction of the Beechcraft King Air 260 turboprop. Featuring the latest technological advancements to the cockpit and improvements in the cabin, the King Air 260 reflects the company’s continued commitment to making substantial investments to its current industry-leading products.
Multi-aircraft Cessna Citation Business Jet Delivery Announced by Textron Aviation and Thrive Aviation
Special Missions Cessna Grand Caravan EX Fleet in Africa Grows in Support of U.S. African Partnership Flight Initiative
Textron Aviation announces it has been awarded a contract by ATI Engineering Services, LLC for two multi-mission Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft for the Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) in support of the African Partnership Flight initiative. This will be the first fixed-wing aircraft to be put in service by the RDF. The aircraft, which are anticipated to enter service during the first half of 2021, will primarily be based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Textron Aviation ushers in the next generation of its legendary King Air turboprop family with the Beechcraft King Air 360/360ER. The updated flagship turboprop offers the latest technological advancements in the cockpit, a redesigned cabin, and enhancements to passenger comfort. The aircraft is currently in production, with customer deliveries expected to begin in the fall of 2020.