Cessna Aircraft rolled out the first production copy of the new Citation X

First production Citation X rolled out Cessna Aircraft rolled out the first production copy of the new Citation X yesterday at its Wichita manufacturing facility, to the applause of some 200 Cessna employees. The upgraded twinjet was first announced at the 2010 NBAA Convention. At the event, CEO Scott Ernest crowned the new Citation X,…

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Cessna partners with Chip Ganassi Racing team for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the IZOD IndyCar Series and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, revealed last week a strategic collaboration with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) for numerous races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the IZOD IndyCar Series and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. This partnership expands Cessna‘s visibility across all three series where CGRT competes. JetOptions Private…

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Two New Cessna Aircraft, Citation Latitude and Citation M2, reach program milestones

Two new Cessna business aircraft, the Citation Latitiude and Citation M2, positioned at the each end of the airframer’s six-strong light jet family have reached major ­production and certification milestones. Cessna is hoping these two products will help to re-energine this embattled sector. The superlight, 2,500nm (4,625km) range Citation Latitude is advancing towards certification and service…

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