Garmin Upgrades the Venerable Citation Excel/XLS

Garmin Upgrades the Venerable Citation Excel/XLS

Operators of the Cessna Citation Excel and XLS (CE560XL) will soon have a great opportunity to upgrade their airplanes with the latest avionics technology. Garmin is in the final stages of certification of the G5000 avionics suite for the Excel and XLS, which they expect to be completed in Q1 of 2019. The Excel, with Read More

Review: Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset

Review: Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset

  The bar has been raised for lightweight Active Noise Reduction (ANR) headsets. Bose made its first major public debut of their new ProFlight aviation headset at EAA AirVenture 2018. I stopped by for an in-booth demonstration and ultimately walked away impressed and with a headset in-hand to try in real world scenarios. I have Read More

Speed, Stability  and Range Converge

Speed, Stability and Range Converge

A test flight in Tamarack’s active winglet-equipped Citation CJ3 Tamarack Aerospace Group has been developing and installing winglets on members of the Cessna Citation 525 series for several years now. They began with the CJ1 (525) in 2013 and received FAA certification in December 2016, followed by EASA approval a year later (Dianne White wrote about Read More

The Cessna Citation CJ3  Goes Fusion

The Cessna Citation CJ3 Goes Fusion

A much-needed flight deck upgrade brings the venerable light jet favorite into the future.  How do you improve your favorite airplane when that airplane is a Cessna Citation CJ3? Fast, capable, and enjoyed by its owners and pilots, the latest avionics upgrade is to the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion suite promises to make a Read More