Learjet 85 Program Halted, 2014 Bombardier Challenger 300 Damaged in Hangar Collapse, New Aircraft Preview: BBJ Max, First Europe-based Citation M2 has been delivered

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    Gulfstream G500 Test Flights, Citation M2 Certification, Legacy 650 Simulator, Legacy 450 Certified, Legacy 500 Delivered

    Gulfstream G500 Completes Five Flights Two Additional Aircraft Preparing For Flight Gulfstream Aerospace Corp announced that the Gulfstream G500 has completed five test flights since it first took to the skies on May 18. During more than 15 hours of flying, the aircraft achieved a top speed of Mach 0.80 and a maximum altitude of…

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    The first production unit of the new Citation M2 has reached the significant milestone of wing and fuselage mating

    The first production unit of the new Citation M2 has reached the significant milestone of wing and fuselage mating. Certification is expected in the second half of 2013. “The M2 program is progressing well, and we are all looking forward to advancing to the certification process and starting customer deliveries,” said Dick Friesen, Cessna value…

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    Cessna says Citation M2 is What Customers are Asking For

    The Citation M2 on display at Oshkosh is, according to Cessna, “what our customers are asking for – ease of cockpit navigation, friendly transition for the pilot moving up or new to the jet market, comfortable cabin and efficient speed and range.” Since the program was announced, nearly nine months ago, Cessna’s M2 engineering team…

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    Garmin Software Delays New Jets As Cessna Deliveries Dip

    Development delays with software for the Garmin avionics suites for Cessna’s new Citation M2, Sovereign and X will push back first deliveries by a few months. During a conference call yesterday on second-quarter earnings at Cessna parent Textron, chairman and CEO Scott Donnelly said that deliveries of the M2 and the Sovereign will now start…

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    First Production Cessna Citation M2 Leaves Production Line

    Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, is celebrating the first production unit of the Citation M2, Cessna‘s most recent business jet, exiting the company’s production center in Independence, Kansas. Distributions of the M2 are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2013. “Seeing the M2 roll off the assembly production line…

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    Cessna Citation M2 receives European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification

    Cessna Aircraft Company announced today that the company has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for the Citation M2 business jet, paving the way for deliveries to begin immediately. This latest certification comes just two weeks after Cessna’s receipt of EASA certification for its Citation Sovereign+. “We have had significant interest from European customers…

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