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.
When many cargo aviators think of hauling through the skies, they often immediately think the CESSNA CARAVAN turboprop. For one on-demand cargo company based out of Hawaii, it was the aircraft that changed everything.
Textron Aviation collaborated with Spectrum Aeromed to demonstrate the capabilities of BEECHCRAFT KING AIR turboprops when configured with air ambulance equipment.
In Nairobi National Park in Kenya, orphaned infant African elephants are fighting for a future.
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.
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.
Headquartered in the aviation hub of Wichita, Kan., and with maintenance and support locations worldwide, the Cessna 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.