Cessna Attributes Success to Popular Business Jets
Cessna Aircraft Company
, a US-based general aviation corporation, has reached a milestone in its business due to the major success of its business jet program. The two new business aircraft that Cessna has introduced as part of its light jet family, along with 6 other aircraft, is a major production success that is expected to re-energize its business and corporate jet business. The first of these two aircraft, The Citation Latitude, is a superlight, 2,500nm range aircraft that has recently begun full-assembly line production. It boasts such new technological features such as automated robotics and ergonomically-friendly tooling stations. The Citation M2, a 1,580nm range twinjet aircraft of the same family, has already gained European approval.
The popularity of these business aircraft are reflected in the backlog of Cessna orders, with 27 Latitudes and 10 M2s on backorder Cessna, a general aviation manufacturing company founded in 1927, operates as a subsidiary of the aerospace conglomerate Textron Aviation
, which reports $4.6 billion in annual revenue and includes the brands of Beechcraft, Cessna, and Hawker. Cessna’s subsidiary is McCauley Propeller Systems, which is a well-known manufacturer of composite propellers. Cessna, which employs 8,500 people, is most well-known for its small, piston-powered aircraft
. It’s current models in production are the Cessna 172, 182, 206, 208, 400, 510, 525, 560XL, 680, and 750.
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk in particular, a four-seat, single engine, high wing, fixed-wing aircraft, is one of the most successful aircraft ever produced in the world. Ever since its maiden flight in 1955, Cessna has produced more 172s than any other aircraft, with over 60,000 built. ASAP Semiconductor, through our proprietary website AFR Enterprises, strives to be a premier distributor and one-stop shop for all your Cessna Aircraft spare parts
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Posted on September 4, 2014