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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.
The first conforming E1000 conforming prototype is expected to fly in upcoming weeks with certification planned next year.
The manufacturer will absorb an after-tax charge of $536 million due to 'higher estimated engineering and manufacturing costs' of tanker.
CAF rescued historic C-47.
The Kawasaki P-1 was flown to the UK’s premier airshow, but is an unlikely contender for that country’s maritime aircraft requirement.
The manufacturer expects an Army contract decision later this year leading to low-rate initial production of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile.