Entries in business aviation (3)


Beechcraft Completes Nonstop Hawaii Flights with Standard Production Multi-Mission King Air 350ER

Beechcraft Corporation announced recently at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention & Exhibition that company pilots recently flew a standard production King Air 350ER aircraft nonstop between California’s Napa County Airport (KAPC) to Hawaii’s Honolulu International Airport (PHNL).

“This is the first time a King Air class airplane has made the California to Hawaii leg without additional ferry fuel tanks,” said Dan Keady, vice president, Special Missions. “We’ve been touting the King Air 350ER’s endurance, range, payload and mission flexibility, and now we’ve demonstrated the airplane’s unique deployment capabilities.”

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Cessna Citation Latitude Continues to Meet Milestones; First Flight for Second Production Aircraft

The New Cessna Latitude taking of for its first fliight. (Cessna Aircraft Company)Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced a successful first flight of the company’s second production Citation Latitude aircraft (Serial 002). This flight marks the latest in a series of on-time milestones for the program, all of which have occurred on or ahead of schedule.  

Serial 002 is the third Citation Latitude to join the certification flight test program and is the first aircraft that will be equipped with an operational configuration, including full cabin layout and systems. It will also be the first Citation Latitude exhibited to the public, making its debut in October at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual event in Orlando.

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Five Questions With Missouri Congressman Sam Graves

Rep. Sam Graves was a keynote speaker at the Opening General Session at the 2013 NBAA Business and Aviation Convention..NBAA caught up with Rep. Sam Graves (R-6-MO) to hear his thoughts on general aviation (GA), the GA House Caucus, which he co-chairs, and why he attended the 2013 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013) in Las Vegas, Nev., where he was a keynote speaker at the Opening General Session on Oct. 22.

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