11/03/2009CESSNA WICHITA CITATION SERVICE CENTER ADDS PWC ENGINE EXPERTISE

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Cessna Aircraft Company will offer beginning in April Citation turbine engine hot section inspections for Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D and PWC 500 series engines across its Citation Service Center network through a unique arrangement with Dallas Airmotive.

10/03/2009MASSEY UNIVERSITY SELECTS DIAMOND

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Massey University of New Zealand selects Diamond DA40 and DA42 L360 for 14 aircraft fleet replacement program Massey University has shown its commitment to having a world-leading aviation school with the announcement of an agreement to buy 14 new aircraft for its School of Aviation.

10/03/2009EBAA RELEASES TALKING POINTS ON BUSINESS AVIATION

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As part of an industry-wide effort to counter the unfair reputation that Business Aviation is receiving in the press during this financial crisis, EBAA recently sent its Members a strategic brief.

10/03/2009PAT HARTY NAMED CFO OF RAISBECK ENGINEERING

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In a strategic move to follow a positive 2008 with an equally successful 2009, Raisbeck Engineering has promoted Pat Harty to Chief Financial Officer. Harty, Raisbeck’s former Controller, is now responsible for all financial contracts and expenditures of the company.

09/03/2009CESSNA ACHIEVES RUSSIAN CERTIFICATION FOR CITATION SOVEREIGN

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Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has achieved Russian type certification for the Citation Sovereign from Russia’s MAK (Interstate Aviation Committee, Aviation Register), which previously certified four current production models: Citation X, CJ3, CJ2+ and CJ1+.

09/03/2009UPGRADES FOR CESSNA BUSINESS AIRCRAFT MAY QUALIFY FOR BONUS DEPRECIATION

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Officials in Cessna Aircraft Company's Customer Service organization said today enhancements made to Cessna business aircraft in 2009 may qualify for the new bonus depreciation tax treatment included in the recent federal stimulus legislation, depending on the tax accounting treatment a company uses for the upgrade. Cessna is a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company.

06/03/2009AgustaWestland UNVEILS DA VINCI PROJECT HELICOPTER

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AgustaWestland has unveiled the DA VINCI helicopter to Swiss air-rescue operator REGA during an official ceremony held at AgustaWestland’s Vergiate plant on March 4th.

06/03/2009NBAA APPLAUDS SEN. BROWNBACK'S SUPPORT OF BUSINESS AVIATION

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National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today commended Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS) for taking to the floor of the Senate to remind his colleagues of the value of business aviation for citizens, communities and companies across the U.S.

05/03/2009GULFSTREAM COMPLETES 2,000th AIRBORNE PRODUCT SUPPORTTM FLIGHT

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Gulfstream Aerospace recently completed its 2,000th Airborne Product SupportTM flight, achieving the milestone seven years after introducing the on-demand maintenance service in May 2002.

05/03/2009EMBRAER SIGNS FIRST PHENOM 100 EEC MAINTENANCE CONTRACT IN THE U.S.

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Embraer has signed its first Phenom 100 individual owner Embraer Executive Care (EEC) contract in the United States with Elizabeth and Jim Frost. EEC is a fixed cost-per-hour maintenance program created in 2001 for the Legacy 600.