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February 8, 2008 - 10:51am

Cessna Citation 650, Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 27, 2007–Citation N697MC came in “low and slow” on approach to Atlantic City International Airport and landed hard, substantially damaging the jet. The captain told the copilot to increase power, but the copilot “seemed confused” about different airspeed readings on the right- and left-side panel displays.

February 7, 2008 - 10:10am

Pratt & Whitney Canada has joined the 10,000-pound-thrust class with formal launch of the PW800 series, the first version of which will power Cessna’s large-cabin Citation Columbus. P&WC had been working on its advanced fan technology integrator for three years when it announced at NBAA 2005 that the program would be designated PW800.

February 7, 2008 - 10:10am

Pratt & Whitney Canada has joined the 10,000-pound-thrust class with formal launch of the PW800 series, the first version of which will power Cessna’s large-cabin Citation Columbus. P&WC had been working on its advanced fan technology integrator for three years when it announced at NBAA 2005 that the program would be designated PW800.

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.

February 5, 2008 - 11:26am

With a year-end record backlog of $12.6 billion, up 48 percent from $8.5 billion at the end of 2006, Cessna will be able to weather any economic downturn, parent company Textron said during an investor call late last month. “We’ve scoured the backlog pretty well, and we’re confident [about] the depth and strength of the backlog,” noted Textron chairman, president and CEO Lewis Campbell.

 
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