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

Textron Aviation announces 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 launch customer. The clean-sheet aircraft achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification in March 2022.

Textron Aviation’s North American Service Centers, ProOwnership Achieve FAA’s Diamond Award
Textron Aviation’s North American Service Centers, ProOwnership Achieve FAA’s Diamond Award

Twelve teams at Textron Aviation receive the Federal Aviation Administration’s top-level Diamond Award of Excellence in recognition for their commitment to training and development. The teams include all 11 North American service centers located in Greensboro, Houston, Indianapolis, Mesa, Milwaukee, Newburgh, Orlando, Sacramento, San Antonio, Tampa and Wichita, as well as Textron Aviation’s ProOwnership maintenance team.

Cessna SkyCourier Twin Utility Turboprop Earns FAA type Certification
Cessna SkyCourier Twin Utility Turboprop Earns FAA type Certification

Textron Aviation announces the Federal Aviation Administration has granted type certification for the new twin-engine, large-utility turboprop Cessna SkyCourier. Using a clean-sheet design and advanced manufacturing processes, the high-wing aircraft’s production line is underway, and the first unit will soon enter the market with launch customer, FedEx Express.

Textron Aviation announces it has delivered a Cessna Citation Longitude to Scotts Miracle-Gro. The jet represents the 8,000th Cessna Citation jet delivered worldwide, reinforcing the Citation family as the most popular line of business jets in the world. Scotts Miracle-Gro is one of the world’s largest marketers of branded consumer products for lawn and garden care and a long-time Citation owner. This is the fifth Cessna Citation in the company’s fleet.

Textron Aviation Special Missions Delivers Beechcraft King Air 350CER to Aid in Aerial Survey and Emergency Response Missions
Textron Aviation Special Missions Delivers Beechcraft King Air 350CER to Aid in Aerial Survey and Emergency Response Missions

Textron Aviation Inc. announces it has delivered a missionized Beechcraft King Air 350CER turboprop aircraft to the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Marine & Aviation Operations (OMAO). The aircraft joins another King Air 350CER aircraft delivered to NOAA in May 2009.

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