Jack J. Pelton

August 26, 2010 - 12:33pm

Cessna Aircraft and the union that represents 2,300 of the company’s factory workers–the International Association of Machinists Lodge 774–began contract negotiations on August 20. The workers’ current contract expires September 19. The economic background to these negotiations differs greatly from three years ago, when the general aviation aircraft manufacturing industry was booming.

August 24, 2010 - 11:37am

Cessna Aircraft and the union that represents 2,300 of the company’s factory workers–the International Association of Machinists Lodge 774–began contract negotiations on Friday. The workers’ current contract expires September 19. The economic backdrop to these negotiations differs greatly from three years ago, when the general aviation aircraft manufacturing industry was booming.

July 15, 2010 - 10:47am

Some 325 Cessna Citations will take part in the sixth Special Olympics Citation airlift over the next two Saturdays in Lincoln, Neb. According to the Wichita aircraft manufacturer, one Citation will land or take off every two minutes for 10 hours each of these days as part of the Special Olympics USA National Games. More than 800 athletes from around the U.S.

June 24, 2010 - 12:14pm

All aviation stakeholders must work together to ensure the health of the industry, Cessna chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton said at an Aero Club of Washington, D.C. function this week. It was this kind of cooperation, he noted, that squelched the negative rhetoric around the general aviation industry since the economic recession began.

May 27, 2010 - 7:38am

Adding to its portfolio of OEM maintenance training partnerships, FlightSafety International announced it will be teaming with Cessna and Pratt & Whitney Canada to provide maintenance instruction programs.

May 26, 2010 - 12:15pm

Cessna Aircraft chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton is the sole member of a 19-person DOT future of aviation advisory committee who is representing general aviation interests. DOT Secretary Ray LaHood announced the committee members last month and, unsurprisingly, almost all of the members are affiliated with the airline industry.

May 13, 2010 - 11:44am

Cessna Aircraft chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton was tapped yesterday by Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to sit on the agency’s future of aviation advisory committee. Pelton is the sole member of the 19-person committee representing general aviation interests; unsurprisingly, many of the members are affiliated with the airline industry.

May 3, 2010 - 11:28am

Cessna Aircraft has brought 10 of the company’s current in-production fleet to the EBACE 2010 static display, including eight Citation jets (Mustang, CJ1+, CJ2+, CJ3, the newly certified CJ4, XLS+, Sovereign and X), a Grand Caravan single-engine turboprop and a piston-engine 400 Corvalis TT.

May 3, 2010 - 9:00am

“Cessna’s been through a rough 18 months,” said chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton at an EBACE press conference this morning. While Cessna delivered 289 jets last year, it expects to ship only 225 this year, he said. “We’re calling 2010 the trough, and then we expect to see a long, slow recovery with improvement starting around 2011.

May 3, 2010 - 8:56am

“Cessna’s been through a rough 18 months,” said chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton at an EBACE press conference this morning. While Cessna delivered 289 jets last year, it expects to ship only 225 this year, he said. “We’re calling 2010 the trough, and then we expect to see a long, slow recovery with improvement starting around 2011.

 
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