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Beginning in Q4 2014, the latest model of the Beechcraft King Air C90GTx will offer new standard features that deliver shorter takeoff and landing distances, better handling characteristics and enhanced passenger experience.
It allows first-time aircraft owners to use the company’s expertise including pilot services and training, location/hangar assistance, insurance, cost management, and introduction to ProAdvantage maintenance and support programs.
The Citation Latitude features an all-new fuselage, the widest fuselage of any Citation jet, a flat cabin floor and 6 feet (1.83 meters) of cabin height, Garmin G5000 avionics, and two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW306D engines with auto-throttle capabilities
Customers now can order a new Beechcraft King Air 250 with a factory-installed modification that increases the maximum takeoff weight from 12,500 pounds to 13,420 pounds, providing 1,025 pounds of payload with full fuel.
The new facility will include more than 156,000 square feet of customer, office and maintenance space, about three times the size of the equivalent facilities in Textron Aviation’s current Paris Citation service center at Le Bourget.
Textron Aviation is showcasing three aircraft this week at the Vnukovo-3 Airport including the Cessna Citation Sovereign+ and Citation XLS+ midsize business jets and the Beechcraft King Air 350i turboprop.
Aug. 18--Textron Aviation and its biggest union, the Machinists, are exploring whether to open up contract negotiations to bring Beechcraft and Cessna Aircraft under one bargaining agreement.
"We're exploring that with the company," said Tom...
Textron Aviation Inc. is making its EAA AirVenture Oshkosh debut with a display of its industry leading line of Beechcraft and Cessna piston and turboprop aircraft, as well as a number of Citation business jets.