“We have over 50 Textron Aviation products currently in operations worldwide, basically the whole past and present Citation line,” said Robert Fisch, the president of Aviation Services at Luxaviation. “The Citation jet line has been incredibly reliable and economical to run, and the clients just love them.”
“Economy, airport performance, maintenance and parts availability. These are the strong points from Textron Aviation and their products, and this is why we choose them.”
“When I think of Citation, I think of dependability,” Durbin said. “Our primary mission is to get our executives from Point A to Point B safely and quickly as possible. The Citation gives us the ability to do that.”
So the King Air definitely was a decision for lifestyle. We needed to fly with friends and family and needed enough space and endurance. We wanted to go into airfields which are not approachable for most of the other planes and we needed two engines. This was important for us,” said David Hain, King Air owner based in Stuttgart, Germany.
As told by Tim Gallien, a pilot who sat on Textron Aviation’s Customer Advisory Board and gave insight into creating the CESSNA CITATION XLS Gen2 jet.
Hi, my name is Fabian Geckler, I'm the maintenance manager of the Stuttgart facility. We are a satellite station as part of Cessna Düsseldorf Citation Service Center.
I’ve owned a bunch of different airplanes but I’ve only had interactions with one jet manufacturer brand and that’s CESSNA. And that’s because I don’t want to leave.
As told by Simon Elliot, President and Owner of Active Deployment Systems.
Textron Aviation collaborated with Spectrum Aeromed to demonstrate the capabilities of BEECHCRAFT KING AIR turboprops when configured with air ambulance equipment.
When the distance is too far to drive to attend a conference or to meet your customer, it’s time to decide whether to travel by airline or business aircraft.
In Nairobi National Park in Kenya, orphaned infant African elephants are fighting for a future.
As many travelers know, some of the most beautiful places on the planet are in hard to reach locations. Remote areas in the Bahamas, for instance, often contain the cleanest beaches, best fishing, and most desirable natural landscapes. But most who seek out these areas do so because of what nature has created and preserving that is of the upmost importance.
Textron Aviation has unveiled the industry’s first interactive, 3D full-color, technical library.
For country singer, fiddler and outdoorsman Nick Hoffman, learning to fly a CESSNA CARAVAN turboprop was the final frontier. Follow Nick on his journey to become a Caravan aircraft pilot. Because "nothing says awesome like 675-horsepower of turbine".
Textron Aviation Flight Operations Pilot Jared Jacobs and Technical Marketing Advisor Alex Hunt give a walkthrough of the Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion avionics suite. This suite is found on KING AIR turboprops and is demonstrated on a KING AIR 360 turboprop while it is on the ground.
For nearly three quarters of a century, the Harvey family has been a household name in Snohomish County, Wash. The family began Snohomish Flying Service (SFS) in 1946, incorporating in 1950 and became the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) and flight training school of Harvey Field.
Jets are often considered a business tool enabling companies to grow efficiency and expand reach. But sometimes those tools do more than take a businessperson to several meetings a day or home for dinner. Often, jets connect people in a deeper sense, especially when a generational love of flying is involved.
From seats and materials to lights and the G5000, a Paraguayan customer takes his CITATION EXCEL jet to Textron Aviation’s Orlando Service Center for a complete refurbishment.
Kevin Baird’s career in aviation has developed in a unique way. His goal was to understand both what happens inside of the cockpit as well as outside of it. And he wanted to ensure his path allowed him to grow in both areas.
Textron Aviation is happy to announce that the CESSNA CITATION LONGITUDE jet has achieved certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
The CITATION brand of aircraft is the most popular line of business jets in the world. With more than 35 million flight hours – far more than any of its competitors – Citation branded aircraft allow customers to expand their business reach.
The world’s most popular turboprop aircraft brand can be found in the internationally known name, KING AIR. With an impressive legacy product line in addition to two newly updated King Air products, it’s clear this brand will now and forever be the king of turboprops.
Manufactured in the aviation hub of Wichita, Kan., and with maintenance and support locations worldwide, the Beechcraft brand of aircraft traces its roots to the pioneers of aviation. Throughout its history, this brand of products has been known for quality, reliability and value that established benchmarks for the industry.