Signs of progress? Cessna's new TTx completed its first production flight on Saturday, March 2. The single engine composite aircraft departed from the Cessna facility in Independence, KS, and performed the flight in and around southeast Kansas. As we previously reported Beechcraft has, without much surprise, formally protested to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) the USAF award of the Light Air Support contract to its Brazilian competitor, Embraer. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has hit a new low among those politicians who lately se
"Optimal Flight ... combines all of Boeing's current flight efficiency projects in a single program to demonstrate the most efficient, environmentally progressive flight possible." Source: Mike Caflisch, director of airspace programs, Boeing Digital Aviation.
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