Also: Spitfire Flight Scholarship, Alan Klapmeier, C130J Engine Order, Lightspeed
Cessna is celebrating the successful first prototype flight of its highly-anticipated Citation Latitude midsize business jet. The first flight of the Citation Latitude tested flaps, landing gear, pressurization systems, anti-ice capabilities and, of course, stability and control. The test flight reached an altitude of 28,000 feet and attained speeds of 230 mph. Cessna flight engineers said all systems are performing as expected. Piper Aircraft has announced it achieved double-digit growth in new aircraft revenue and new airplane deliveries for 2013 in a challenging global market for aircraft sales. The growth was led by increases in the sales of piston-powered training aircraft. Christopher J. Willenborg, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO), has announced that the Executive Board will establish a search committee for the Association’s next President and CEO. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 02.19.14 is chock full of info in this thrice-weekly news period ending Wednesday, February 19th, 2014... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Ashley Hale, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, Earl Downs, and Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
Cessna Citation Latitude Prototype Makes Successful First Flight
Piper Records Double-Digit Increases In 2013 Revenue and Deliveries
NASAO Executive Board To Form Search Committee For Association President
Prince Harry Launches 'The Spitfire Flight Scholarship'
Aero-TV Classic: Alan Klapmeier - Bringing New People To GA
Deal To Power Future C-130J Aircraft Hits $1 Billion
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