Cessna Citation X

September 22, 2010 - 8:12am

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport-based Constant Aviation
recently installed in a Gulfstream IV an Aircell ATG 4000 high-speed internet system complete with the Aircell Axxess cabin communications systems with Wi-Fi provisions. The installation was completed in conjunction with a 72-month inspection and was the fourth Aircell high-speed internet system Constant Aviation has installed this year.

July 16, 2010 - 6:41am

Rolls-Royce has received awards valued at $16 million for its participation in the FAA’s Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions & Noise (Cleen) technologies program, the company announced today.

July 7, 2010 - 5:16am

Cessna Aircraft said it will bring the Honeywell Primus Elite avionics system to the Citation X starting next year. Based on the Citation X’s current Honeywell Primus 2000 avionics system, the five-panel Elite system will feature high-resolution LCD graphics capability permitting viewing of electronic approach charts and XM satellite weather data.

June 23, 2010 - 11:15am

Cessna has announced the Honeywell Primus Elite avionics suite will be available as a retrofit for the Citation X beginning next year. The company will be installing the system on new aircraft at the same time. A Cessna spokesman told AIN the work will be done exclusively by the company’s nine Citation factory service centers.

May 27, 2010 - 5:18am

Winglet Technology received EASA STC approval for its elliptical winglets on the Cessna Citation X. Just days after this announcement was made at Ebace last month, Cessna’s Wichita service center delivered the first European-registered winglet-equipped Citation X. This brings to 11 the total number of Citation Xs to receive the winglets, with more aircraft currently being modified at Cessna’s Wichita service facility.

May 25, 2010 - 10:02am

Avanti Gets Pro Line 21 Retrofit
Rockwell Collins has teamed with Ruag Business Aviation of Switzerland on a Pro Line 21 cockpit upgrade for the Piaggio Avanti turboprop twin. The retrofit

May 3, 2010 - 1:08pm

Gulfstream is on track to fulfill business aviation’s need for speed with its new G650 jet reaching its top operating speed of Mach 0.925 during a test flight on Sunday.
The large-cabin aircraft is on track to enter service as the world’s fastest in-production civil aircraft, overtaking the Cessna Citation X and perhaps heading off the challenge posed by planned supersonic business jets.

May 3, 2010 - 8:50am

The first Gulfstream G650, S/N 6001, yesterday reached its top operating speed of Mach 0.925 during a test flight from the company’s headquarters in Savannah, Ga. When certified, the G650 will become the fastest transport-category aircraft in service, a spot currently held by the Mach 0.92 Cessna Citation X.

April 28, 2010 - 6:23am

The recession has caused the cancellation of some business aircraft programs and the slowdown in the development of others. Gulfstream, on the other hand, made the strategic decision to stay on course in its development of its new super-midsize G250 and long-range, large-cabin G650.

November 24, 2009 - 7:52am

Since Winglet Technology received STC approval from the FAA for installation of its distinctive elliptical winglets last June, the company says five retrofit kits have been installed on Cessna Citation Xs at Cessna’s Wichita Citation Service Center. Recently the company has also gotten the OK from Transport Canada, ANAC (Brazil) and is currently pursuing EASA and Australian approval.

 
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