News and developments about airplanes, helicopters and unmanned air vehicles used in all varieties of operations, including airlines, military, business, commercial, general aviation and private.
Quest is nearly doubling its footprint in Sandpoint, Idaho as it ramps up production and eyes next product.
The company expects the four-place single to receive FAA approval by this year's fourth quarter.
Piper CEO Simon Caldecott said order possibility had been considered when deciding on layoffs.
While not ready to reveal development details, Textron Aviation is exploring a concept for a 1,500-nm-range large turboprop single.
EAA chairman Jack Pelton says the aircraft will play a role in sparking new interest in the industry.
The floatplanes will be used for commuter and tourism flights in China.
Certification of similarly upgraded versions of the King Air 350 and C90Tx are expecting to receive certification in 4Q15 and 1H16, respectively.
The first pilots and mechanics, plus the initial logistics chain, was set up in only six months.
The first three units will be used to “prove out” the manufacturing system as Cirrus scales up production.
Cirrus reorganization puts focus its approach to long-term customer relations.