WICHITA, Kan. (May 17, 2020) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced the successful first flight of its new twin utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier. The milestone flight is a significant step toward entry into service for the clean-sheet aircraft, and it kicks off the important flight test program that validates the...

Throughout the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, AMDA Foundation Limited has monitored the evolving situation and its potential effects on the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition (AVALON 2021) which, next year, has a uniquely central role to play in the celebration of the Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force.After extensive...

Charles Gunter, a former Boeing 747 training and check captain with Cathay Pacific, became involved with aircraft sales in 2007 when he joined Airitalia as sales rep for the Vulcanair brand.In 2009 the Vulcanair sales channel continued under Airflite (Cessna) where Charles also became responsible for sales of the Cessna piston range. Charles says he was fortunate to...

WICHITA, Kan. (March 23, 2020) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has successfully completed initial ground engine tests on the prototype Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop featuring Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65SC engines. These ground engine tests verified the functionality of the fuel system and engines, as...

Utility Air has confirmed they have been appointed as the exclusive distribution partner for Diamond Aircraft in Australia and New Zealand. The appointment comes as the regional market for GA aircraft continues to strengthen and training aircraft, in particular, are in high demand.Scott McFadzean, Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Aircraft Industries Inc, commented...

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