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Textron Aviation Aircraft Ideal for European Air

“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.”

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Business Objectives Met With A Citation Jet Fleet

“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.”

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King Air Turboprops: A Lifestyle Decision

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.

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Citation Jet Design Borne by Customer Feedback

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.

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Stuttgart Service Center’s Future Built on Trust

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.

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Textron Aviation Parts Distribution: "Above and Beyond"

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.

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Private Aviation: The Entire Package

As told by Simon Elliot, President and Owner of Active Deployment Systems.

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Exploring an Air Ambulance in a Beechcraft King Air Turboprop

Textron Aviation collaborated with Spectrum Aeromed to demonstrate the capabilities of BEECHCRAFT KING AIR turboprops when configured with air ambulance equipment.

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Textron Aviation advances the industry with interactive 3D technical manuals

Textron Aviation has unveiled the industry’s first interactive, 3D full-color, technical library.

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Cessna Caravan Final Frontier

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".

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Dive Deep Into Fusion Avionics in the King Air

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.

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Family Bonding Over a Citation Mustang

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.

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Paraguayan Citation Owner Invests in Complete Jet Refurbishment

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.

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The New Beechcraft Denali: A Departure From the Ordinary

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Investing in Citation

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.

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Beechcraft: A History

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.

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Family and Business Come Together with Citation Jets

Gregory Poole Equipment Company was founded in 1951 and has since grown in the eastern region of the United States. The company focuses on new and used sales, rentals, parts and service for construction, agriculture, forestry, electric power generation, marine power and a wide range of other industries. But it’s not just about business for the Poole family. The company, coupled with a love of CESSNA aircraft, shows the true meaning of family and shared passion.

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Enabling Sustainable Eco-Tourism With Aviation

Lady Elliot Island is a 42-hectare island at the southern tip of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It is about 46 nautical miles north-east of Bundaberg located off Queensland, Australia. It is managed jointly by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service under a collaborative lease arrangement with the Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort. The resort is the dream of one man, Peter Gash.

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Six Years and Counting: Why the Citation Latitude Jet is Still #1

After six years in service, the CESSNA CITATION LATITUDE aircraft topped the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) list as the most delivered midsize business jet for the fifth consecutive year, with 58 aircraft delivered in 2019 and 234 total delivered through Q1 of 2020. On the aircraft’s fifth anniversary, several of those who work closely with the Citation Latitude aircraft, took some time to explain why.

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Immediate Disaster Relief Often Comes from Business Aircraft

“When the skies go dark, we run towards the darkness.” It’s a strong statement from Brad Pierce, the president of Restaurant Equipment World and volunteer with the non-profit AEROBridge. But it’s one he stands by based on his countless experiences with others in business aviation.

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AIRCRAFT OWNERS STEP IN TO KEEP ASSISTANCE DOG OPERATION IN MOTION

It’s no secret the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted commercial air significantly. Vacations were cancelled, business trips were delayed and visits to loved ones were paused.

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OWNER CALLS BEECHJET A “WHOLE NEW AIRPLANE” FOLLOWING AFTERMARKET UPGRADE

Dwayne Clemens knows Beechjets better than most. A former Beechcraft employee turned full-service FBO owner in the air capital, he’s well-versed in the capabilities and value a Beechjet brings to a company.

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Understanding Air Filtration Systems In Your Cabin

As more attention is put on health, safety and sanitation, many aircraft owners are starting to look closer at what’s inside their aircraft.

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CESSNA AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTAL IN CIVIL AIR PATROL SUPPORT OF COVID–19 RESPONSE

Lieutenant Colonel Neil Taylor spent several decades in the United States Air Force and has never seen a fight quite like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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