Jack J. Pelton

December 1, 2008 - 5:47am

Acknowledging the reality of today’s economic situation, aircraft manufacturers Cessna and Hawker Beechcraft have announced workforce reductions and revised delivery schedules. Avionics maker Rockwell Collins has also announced layoffs.

November 6, 2008 - 10:43am

“Due to continued softening in the global economic environment,” Cessna Aircraft is revising the Citation jet production schedule for next year, according to a statement from Textron, Cessna’s parent company. Textron had previously expected Cessna to ship 535 Citations next year, but now predicts that jet deliveries in 2009 will be only “up slightly” from the 475 planned this year.

July 14, 2008 - 3:13am

In spite of the sagging U.S. economy, global credit crisis and record oil prices, business jet maker Cessna said sales activity remains strong as the cumulative effects of the weak dollar and stepped-up demand from international buyers help to offset such concerns.

February 7, 2008 - 10:07am

Cessna unveiled a mockup of a large-cabin intercontinental jet at the 2006 NBAA Convention, and based on strong market acceptance announced on January 24 the formal launch of the biggest Citation yet. Yesterday, Cessna revealed many more details about the newly named Citation Columbus, and AIN asked Cessna chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton for his insights on the new jet.

February 7, 2008 - 10:07am

Cessna unveiled a mockup of a large-cabin intercontinental jet at the 2006 NBAA Convention, and based on strong market acceptance announced on January 24 the formal launch of the biggest Citation yet. Yesterday, Cessna revealed many more details about the newly named Citation Columbus, and AIN asked Cessna chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton for his insights on the new jet.

February 7, 2008 - 10:02am

Yesterday, Cessna chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton revealed the name of the company’s newest and largest business jet, the large-cabin CE-850 Citation Columbus. In planning for six years, the all-aluminum Columbus will seat up to 10 passengers and cost $27 million (2008 dollars).

February 7, 2008 - 10:02am

Yesterday, Cessna chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton revealed the name of the company’s newest and largest business jet, the large-cabin CE-850 Citation Columbus. In planning for six years, the all-aluminum Columbus will seat up to 10 passengers and cost $27 million (2008 dollars).

February 5, 2008 - 11:30am

Cessna Aircraft received the go-ahead from parent company Textron for development of a large-cabin, intercontinental aircraft that would expand the upper end of its Citation line. The manufacturer unveiled a mockup of the large-cabin concept twinjet at the 2006 NBAA Convention, and in September at NBAA 2007 Cessna chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton told AIN he was confident the LCC would be launched in the first quarter.

February 5, 2008 - 11:30am

Cessna Aircraft received the go-ahead from parent company Textron for development of a large-cabin, intercontinental aircraft that would expand the upper end of its Citation line. The manufacturer unveiled a mockup of the large-cabin concept twinjet at the 2006 NBAA Convention, and in September at NBAA 2007 Cessna chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton told AIN he was confident the LCC would be launched in the first quarter.

January 24, 2008 - 10:32am

Cessna Aircraft today announced it has received the green light from parent company Textron for development of a large-cabin, intercontinental aircraft that would expand the upper end of the Citation business jet line.

 
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