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Friday
Nov142014

NBAA Supports Future Business Aviation Leaders With Scholarships

 The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), through NBAA Charities, offers a wide range of scholarships that support young people seeking careers in business aviation. Last month, at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014), students were recognized for receiving the following awards: UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship, Alan H. Conklin Business Aviation Management Scholarship, William M. Fanning Maintenance Scholarship, Lawrence Ginocchio Aviation Scholarship, NORDAM Dee Howard/Eitenne Fage Scholarship and the new Eddie Queen Aviation Management Scholarship.

The recipients were recognized at a press conference on Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. in the Orange County Convention Center, Room N220B.

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Wednesday
Oct222014

Upwind Scholarship Program Celebrates Two New Teen Private Pilots

The Upwind Summer Scholarship Program congratulates its 2014 winners for successfully completing the program. Julie Korsmeyer and Stephen Schick, both of San Mateo, Calif. were chosen from a large pool of impressive applications to receive a complete primary flight training program, including ground school, flight training, and all the corresponding materials and mentoring. Julie and Stephen went from ground school to check ride in only five months––they started ground school in April, flight training in June, and finished up with their Private Pilot checkrides in August.

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Friday
Aug082014

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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Monday
Apr072014

Textron AirLand’s Scorpion Completes Additional Test Flights and Participates in Industry Conferences

Textron AirLand’s Scorpion jet in test flight over Wichita, Kansas on February 13, 2014. (Photo: Business Wire)Textron AirLand, LLC, a joint venture between Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) and AirLand Enterprises, LLC, today announced that the Scorpion Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR)/Strike aircraft completed additional test flights in January and February. The most recent test flight occurred on February 13.

The Scorpion team is planning to conduct several hundred hours of additional flight tests in 2014, each flight targeting specific objectives pushing the aircraft’s airspeed, altitude, and performance envelope. “Overall, we’ve had very positive results through the initial test flights. In these early flights, we have evaluated the aircraft performance and tested a wide range of mechanical and electronic systems. The Scorpion is a very agile platform and I’m confident in the airframe as we continue through the test and evaluation phase,” commented Dan Hinson, chief test pilot for the Scorpion team and 23-year veteran Navy pilot.

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Monday
Apr072014

Cubcrafters Delivers 300th LSA

Light Aircraft Manufacturer Continues Facility Expansion

Light aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters achieved a milestone by delivering its 300th CC11 aircraft in January of 2014. CubCrafters’ CC11 family includes the popular Carbon Cub SS and Sport Cub S2 LSA models. Serial Number 300 is a handsome Carbon Cub SS in Volcano Red bound for Idaho.

CubCrafters delivered their first CC11 aircraft, Sport Cub Serial Number 00001, in 2005. In March of 2012, shortly after the introduction of the Carbon Cub SS, the company shipped their 200th CC11 model. 23 month later the company has passed the #300 waypost.

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