Tag: turboprop

Textron Aviation delivers first passenger unit of Cessna SkyCourier large-utility turboprop

Textron Aviation today announced the recent delivery of the first passenger unit of the twin-engine, large-utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier, for use by Western Aircraft, Inc., doing business in Hawaii as Lāna’i Air. The company offers luxury air service connecting Oahu to the island of...

Textron Aviation adds to growing list of options for Cessna SkyCourier with introduction of new gravel kit

Textron Aviation has announced it is now offering a gravel kit for its new twin-engine, large-utility Cessna SkyCourier turboprop that gives customers the flexibility to operate their aircraft in and out of unimproved runways around the world. First deliveries of the SkyCourier with the installed...

Daher reached the 20-delivery milestone in August for its new TBM 960 turboprop aircraft

Daher has announced that deliveries of its TBM very fast turboprop aircraft family ,the TBM 960, have reached 20, with the momentum continuing to meet the company’s solid order book. Of this total, 17 TBM 960s have been received by customers in the United States, with these handovers initiated ...

Beechcraft King Air 360/360ER and 260 aircraft achieve EASA certification

Textron Aviation today accomplished a major milestone with its newest twin-turboprop models, the Beechcraft King Air 360/360ER and King Air 260, as both aircraft achieved European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) type certification and will begin deliveries to customers throughout the region. The ...

Beechcraft Denali moves closer to first flight with successful ground engine runs

Textron Aviation today announced it successfully completed initial ground engine runs on the prototype Beechcraft Denali single-engine turboprop powered by GE Aviation’s new advanced Catalyst engine. The ground engine runs, which took place at Textron Aviation’s west campus in Wichita...

Denali aircraft joins the legendary Beechcraft turboprop

Textron Aviation today announced it is realigning its turboprop aircraft lineup as the single-engine Beechcraft Denali (previously branded the Cessna Denali) joins the legendary twin-engine Beechcraft King Air 260 and King Air 360/360ER as part of the company’s high-performance turboprop product ...

Textron Aviation introduces the Beechcraft King Air 260

Textron Aviation is launching an exciting new era for its renowned Beechcraft King Air 200 series aircraft with the introduction of the Beechcraft King Air 260 turboprop. Featuring the latest technological advancements to the cockpit and improvements in the cabin, the King Air 260 reflects the co...

Beechcraft King Air 360 enters into service with first delivery of the turboprop

Textron Aviation today proudly celebrated the entry into service and first delivery of its Beechcraft King Air 360 turboprop aircraft. The event was commemorated in a special delivery to its launch customer – Stamoules Produce Company, Inc. The California-based business selected the flagship King...

Daher’s TBM very fast turboprop aircraft family joins the “millennium” club with its 1,000th airplane

The 1,000th TBM very fast turboprop aircraft has rolled out from Daher’s Tarbes, France final assembly line, with this milestone airplane – a top-of-the-line TBM 940 version – destined for an owner/operator in the United States. Today’s achievement comes as the TBM maintains a solid mark...

First Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop takes flight

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. 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 ...

Daher unveils TBM model year 2020 new features

Daher today outlined the primary new features for the Model Year 2020 versions of its TBM 910 and TBM 940, which further enhance the experience for passengers and pilots aboard the company’s very fast turboprop aircraft. The Model Year 2020 TBM 940 will be equipped with HomeSafe, an emergency ...

Daher Delivers Personalized 300th TBM 900-series Turboprop

Daher announced the delivery of its 300th TBM 900-series turboprop aircraft, which incorporates a personalized paint scheme for its owners – Dr. Ian Blair Fries and his wife Susan Fries, who received this TBM 940 version as the fourth TBM-family airplane they have acquired over the past 20 year...

Daher announce turboprop aircraft sales across 2019

Daher today announced the 2019 business results for its expanded turboprop-powered aircraft family, with the company logging sales of 48 TBMs in the TBM 910 and TBM 940 versions, along with 20 Kodiak 100 Series II airplanes.  Deliveries of Kodiak utility aircraft were primary in North Ameri...

Textron Aviation offers new utility nose modification for Beechcraft King Air 350

Textron Aviation Inc. company, today announced a utility nose option for the Beechcraft King Air 350 turboprop, delivering additional capability to the highly versatile platform. The new FAA-certified modification enables an additional 12 cubic feet of storage space for up to 250 pounds of addit...

Daher’s TBM 940 gets momentum

Daher’s latest member in its family of TBM very fast turboprop aircraft – the TBM 940 – has logged 35 orders since its official launch in March of this year, with more than 20 of these autothrottle-equipped airplanes already delivered.   The TBM 940 program update was provided today d...

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