Tag: Textron

Textron eAviation’s Nexus eVTOL Demonstrator achieves fuselage assembly milestone

Textron eAviation Inc. today announced that it has successfully connected the two halves of the fuselage of its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL), Nexus, full-scale technology demonstrator. This milestone involves joining the central sections of the aircraft that are designed to seat...

West Star Aviation announces Jon Thompson as new Textron project manager (CHA)

West Star has welcomed Jon Thompson as their new Textron Project Manager at their Chattanooga, TN (CHA) facility. Jon has over 28 years of aviation experience, starting his career in the United States Marine Corps working on Ch-53E Super Stallions and obtaining his A&P just before his retirem...

Textron Aviation celebrates milestone 400th delivery for Cessna Citation CJ4 Gen2

WICHITA, Kan. (April 25, 2023) — Textron Aviation today announced the delivery of its 400th Citation CJ4 series aircraft to Koch Holdings of Easton, Pennsylvania. This milestone delivery for the Cessna Citation CJ4 series reinforces the Citation family as the world’s most popular line of b...

Lisa Atherton named President & CEO of Bell

[caption id="attachment_35116" align="alignright" width="287"] Lisa Atherton (Photo: Business Wire)[/caption] Textron Inc. today announced that Lisa Atherton has been named president & CEO of the Bell segment, effective April 28, 2023. Atherton, most recently the chief operating officer of...

Bell 429 Continues its Corporate VIP Success in Europe with latest purchase from World Aviation

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company today announced the signed purchase agreement for a Bell 429 to be operated by World Aviation, the Independent Representative (IR) for Bell in Spain. The aircraft will be delivered to a private owner and operated for charter and corporate VIP transport in...

Micah Pfeiffer Named Textron Service Sales Representative

Duncan Aviation has announced the addition of Micah Pfeiffer to its Airframe Service Sales team. Located at the company’s MRO facility in Provo, Utah, Pfeiffer assists Textron customers in planning and scheduling maintenance events and provides detailed technical quotes. Pfeiffer is excited ...

Textron Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results

Textron Inc. today reported third quarter 2022 income from continuing operations of $1.06 per share, compared with $0.82 per share, or $0.85 per share of adjusted income from continuing operations, a non-GAAP measure that is defined and reconciled to GAAP in an attachment to this release, in the thi...

Textron completes acquisition of Pipistrel

Textron Inc. has announced that it has closed its acquisition of PIPISTREL d.o.o., PIPISTREL VERTICAL SOLUTIONS d.o.o. and PIPISTREL ITALIA S.R.L., known collectively as Pipistrel, an award-winning pioneer and global leader in electrically powered aircraft. Pipistrel’s Velis Electro is the worl...

Textron to acquire electric aircraft pioneer Pipistrel

Textron Inc., home to the Cessna, Beechcraft, and Bell aviation brands, today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase Pipistrel, an award-winning pioneer and global leader in electrically powered aircraft, based in Slovenia and Italy. With Textron, Pipistrel will have access to gre...

FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training promotes Rachel Runner to Manager, Wichita Cessna Learning Center

FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training announces that Rachel Runner has been promoted to Manager of the Wichita Cessna Learning Center.  “Rachel is an outstanding leader who is dedicated to provide our Customers with outstanding service and the highest quality training,” said Rich High,...

Textron Aviation marks 50 years of the Cessna Citation

Textron Aviation has marked the 50th anniversary of the Cessna Citation 500’s first flight with a public announcement celebrating the popular line of business jets. The Citation was launched in October 1968 at an NBAA convention as the Fanjet 500, taking its first flight almost a year later on...

West Star Aviation receives approval to install Winglet parts on Cessna Sovereign

MRO provider West Star Aviation has announced it has been approved to install transitional winglets by Winglet Technologies on the Cessna Sovereign. The approval is in place for the provider’s Grand Junction, Colorado facility, which is one of four full-service Textron-approved service centres...

Embry-Riddle to update fleet with Textron and Diamond aircraft

Leading aviation and aerospace school Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) has announced plans to replace much of its existing training fleet with aircraft from Textron Aviation and Diamond Aircraft. The university selected 60 new Cessna Skyhawks from Textron Aviation Inc. alongside fo...

Textron Aviation shelves development of Hemisphere jet

Textron Aviation has announced it is putting development of its Hemisphere large-cabin business jet on hold, to be revived at a later date. The news, confirmed by CEO Scott Donnelly during a second quarter business call, has come about due to an apparent lack of progress on the Safran Silvercre...

Textron Aviation deliveries fall in second quarter

Aircraft manufacturer Textron Aviation has recorded a decline in turboprop and jet deliveries in the second quarter, according to parent company Textron. The fall in sales resulted in a 15 per cent reduction in revenue for the Wichita-based Beechcraft and Cessna manufacturer, who delivered two f...

.