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Flying In The Citation Longitude

Citation Longitude chief test pilot Ed Wenninger discusses the jet, how it’s tested and why the aircraft’s new technology is exciting for passengers as well as pilots.

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The Factory of the Future

Take a virtual tour of the Citation Longitude factory and learn how one-of-kind tooling and manufacturing methods are bringing the super-midsize jet to life.

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Open your skies

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Designing The Ultimate Cabin Experience

From luggage space to legroom, the Longitude offers passengers more room than ever before. We sit down with interior designer Lydia Pierce to discuss how she helps customers design a unique cabin experience.

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New Leader Rises

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The Cessna Denali Engine: GE Catalyst

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A more capable Caravan series equipped with Garmin G1000 NXi

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Silence is Golden

Learn how Textron Aviation engineers ensured the Citation Longitude jet would be in a class of its own when it came to delivering an ultra-quiet cabin environment.

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In construction, business aircraft are also heavy lifters

For 70 years, Berry Companies has operated aircraft to help their large construction and industrial equipment distribution business expand beyond their Kansas home base. Learn why it continues to be a valuable business tool for the company, and how it enables them to do more.

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THE OPPORTUNITY TO DO MORE

Whether they're getting to the next NASCAR race or meeting with sponsors and vendors, Kyle and Samantha Busch are constantly on the move. Find out how the Citation Latitude® keeps their businesses - and family - on schedule.

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Making a fleet change

After years of owning a Beechcraft® King Air® turboprop, New York’s DiMarco Group began considering adding a Citation jet to their fleet. Learn what factors contributed to the decision, and why they made the eventual move to a Citation Latitude® jet.

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The benefits of a versatile jet type rating

When the pilots of Whelen Engineering’s flight department stepped into the Citation Latitude® for the first time, the versatile Model 680 type rating made the transition easier and quicker.

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Making the move to the Latitude

Business aviation has been a formidable business tool for Rogers Group for more than 60 years. When the time came to step up to an aircraft with more performance, the company chose the midsize Citation Latitude®. Rogers Group chief pilot Bill Torphy explains why the midsize jet proved to be the best aircraft for the mission.

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Cessna Strong

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Customer Portal Tips and Tricks

Textron Aviation's new Customer Portal is a gateway to simplified maintenance management and service tracking. Learn more about the portal’s most powerful features and how they give you more access – and control – than ever before

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Textron Aviation Service: Keeping you flying

From service on your terms to unique modification and upgrades, our customer service network is equipped to handle all your service needs.

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Top 7 factors affecting the value of a pre-owned aircraft

What affects a used aircraft’s resale value?

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Vision Meets Reality

With our family of large cabin aircraft, we're creating stepping stones toward your greater success.

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For Drury Southwest, light jets prove an ideal business partner

When a last-minute opportunity came through for the hotel development company, they counted on business aviation to move quickly and help them soar above the competition.

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There's only one aircraft that delivers it all: Citation Longitude

The Cessna® Citation Longitude® aircraft is the new standard in the super-midsize category.

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Prebuy inspections vital to preowned aircraft purchases

Pre-purchase inspections on used aircraft allow buyers to identify and assess damage and wear that isn’t immediately evident and to anticipate maintenance needs in the future.

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An aviation treasure chest

No matter where they come from or how they get there, they leave the Beechcraft Heritage Museum adjacent to the Tullahoma Regional Airport (THA) in Tennessee with a unique history lesson on Beechcraft and early general aviation.

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Comparing your aircraft service quotes

How an informed analysis can save time, money and frustration.

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Innovation Performance Leadership

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Private jet critical to saving more lives

In August 2015, a donor in New Mexico matched up with a patient in Indiana who needed a pancreas to save his life.

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Expert answers: aftermarket modifications

Jason Burdette has worked on several Textron Aviation product lines, including the Citation® CJ4® and Citation M2®, throughout his 12-year tenure.

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Expert answers: parts service

Brandi Nicholson is a customer service specialist on Textron Aviation’s parts sales team.

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How to research aircraft

When Peter Tinsman was ready to step up to a larger aircraft, he wanted the best combination of size, performance and safety.

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Expert answers: concierge service

Mary Serocki is a concierge service representative at the Textron Aviation service facility in Milwaukee.

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EASA's new Part-NCC regulations explained

A long-planned regulatory change that will alter the operations of many business aircraft in Europe will go into effect August 25, 2016.

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Expert answers: AOG service and unscheduled maintenance

Alicia Donaldson is Textron Aviation’s support lead for 1CALL, a team tasked with finding quick solutions that get customers with AOG and unscheduled maintenance needs flying again.

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Air ambulances serve San Juan and surrounding communities

Today, a new hospital on San Juan Island, just off Washington state’s mainland, means babies are more likely to be born in a doctor’s care than at home, in the back of an airplane or on the tarmac.

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Civil Air Patrol assists during crisis

A day of playing in the snow in the Nevada mountains turned frightening for a young family of six after the Jeep in which they were traveling swerved off the road and flipped upside down.

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High-performance turboprops vs. light jets

With the lower-than-expected acquisition and operating costs, very light business jets are competing head-to-head with high-performance, single-engine turboprops.

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Finding the right time to upgrade

For The Wonderful Company, upgrading its 7,000-hour Beechcraft® King Air® C90GTx with the Garmin G1000 avionics suite had long been a wish-list item.

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Tips for flying your pet on private aircraft

Sophie, Brandy and Remy are lap dogs. When flying commercially, they are fortunate their weights allow them in the airliners’ main cabins rather than the cargo hold.

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Aircraft for flight inspection in Europe

Around the world, pilots rely on a myriad of communications, navigation and surveillance systems to fly safely.

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Taking service to the next level

You want your aircraft maintained to the highest quality standards. At Textron Aviation, we meet that expectation every day by delivering unmatched solutions tailored to your ownership needs.

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Model Support Teams: Experts behind the scenes

Just as the business aviation industry has progressed with innovations that deliver service solutions directly to a customer’s aircraft so too has the level of technical expertise.

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Pilots log hours while saving animals' lives

Pilots who fly recreationally often share a common issue: finding new places to go.

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Command the Next Generation with Garmin G1000 NXi

With an improved graphical interface, more powerful hardware, higher resolution displays, added functionality to improve situational awareness, and optional wireless technology, managing the flight deck has never been easier.

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The Power of 1CALL

When the crew of a Citation Excel found itself with a hydraulic brake leak in Iceland and in need of immediate aircraft support, they turned to the 1CALL team.

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Angel Flight Northeast connects patients with medical care

As Jim Cear takes off in his Beechcraft® Bonanza®, he’s carrying a precious passenger—Mason, an 8-year-old boy who suffered burns on 87 percent of his body.

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Experience: it's worth the trip

You do it all the time and don’t think twice. You drive past a dozen fine restaurants for the one with the best food and wine list.

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Making the high-performance piston aircraft switch

In eastern Kentucky, attorney Billy Johnson helps families find justice. Handling personal injury claims—from vehicle accidents and explosions to product liability and pharmaceutical litigation—requires a lot of travel.

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OEM or third-party modifications?

As the need for airplane modifications becomes top-of-mind, so does the question about who is best to perform the mods—the company that manufactured the aircraft (OEM) or a third party?

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Utilizing business aircraft for expansion

When Baltimore-based Segall Group became first-time business aircraft owners in 2013, the commercial real estate firm took delivery of a milestone aircraft, the 4,000th Model 36 Beechcraft® Bonanza®.

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