En Route: Cessna celebrates segment leadership with 5,000th Citation light jet delivery

On October 3, 2016, Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., announced the recently delivery of the 5,000th Citation light business jet, a Citation M2,  to Helitrip Charter LLP, which is leasing the aircraft to Catreus Ltd., an established charter operator based in the U.K. This milestone demonstrates Textron Aviation’s leadership in the light jet segment. “We Read More

En Route: Cessna Flies Its Citation Longitude

Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., announced the successful first flight of its Citation Longitude super-midsize jet on October 8, 2016. The flight comes less than a year after the company unveiled new details for the revolutionary aircraft – the company’s latest example of continued investment in its family of larger business jets. “Today’s Read More

En Route: Signature Technicair® Offers New Ads-B Compliance Option For Turboprops And Light Jets

Signature TECHNICAir®, in collaboration with FreeFlight Systems, is proud to announce ADS-BFREE, a new option for simple and cost-effective ADS-B compliance. Initially available to non-RVSM turboprops and light jets without TCAS II, the upgrade replaces existing transponders with a light-weight, compact worldwide-compliant dual ADS-B approved transponder system, designed to simplify installation and provide a whole Read More

En Route: Garmin® announces G5000™ program for the Cessna Citation Excel and Citation XLS aircraft

On October 25, 2016, Garmin International Inc. announced a G5000 modernization program for the popular Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) is targeted for approval in late 2018 and will be available from select Garmin dealers, as well as Textron Aviation Service Centers. “For over five years and across multiple airframes, Read More