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July 19, 2017, 11:49 AM

Textron Delivers More Bizjets, Fewer King Airs in 2Q17

The division recorded a $54 million profit in the second quarter versus $81 million a year ago, primarily due to lower volume and mix.

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Jul 11, 2017 - 12:05 PM
Thus far only four locations worldwide have reached Stage II of the voluntary SMS-based set of industry best practices for ground handling providers.
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Second quarter 2017 deliveries were down by two aircraft, but the mix reflected more large jets.
Jul 11, 2017 - 11:12 AM
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Jul 11, 2017 - 10:40 AM
The White House last month sent up two nominations for the Ex-Im board, but terms of two more members are set to expire.
Jul 11, 2017 - 10:18 AM
Columbia is the leading civil operator of tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopters.
Jul 11, 2017 - 10:12 AM
Conditions for return to flight focus around a second-stage planet gear in the epicyclic module of the main rotor gearbox.
Jul 11, 2017 - 8:20 AM
The company has found markets in both the civil and military sectors.