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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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Marco Tulio, president and CEO Embraer Executive Jets, views market as at risk. (Photo: Guillaume Lecompte-Boinet)
May 20, 2014 - 12:15 AM
Embraer has broadened its product range and is now hoping to cash in on improving economic conditions.
May 20, 2014 - 12:15 AM
Embraer Executive Jets’ increase in flight activity is attributed to low direct operating costs, cabin comfort and reliability.
May 20, 2014 - 12:10 AM
AIN had the opportunity to be the first media to fly on the new Legacy 500.
May 20, 2014 - 12:01 AM
Embraer comes to EBACE this year as it prepares to start deliveries of the new Legacy 450 and 500 models.
Pilatus PC-24 twinjet
May 19, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Launch customers for the Pilatus PC-24 twinjet begin signing purchase agreements today at the EBACE show.
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May 19, 2014 - 6:00 PM
The first flight of Aerion’s revamped SSBJ is expected in late 2018 or early 2019, with certification anticipated in 2021.
May 19, 2014 - 3:45 PM
Wheels Up announced plans to begin offering charter flights to its members in Europe in the first half of next year.
May 19, 2014 - 3:40 PM
Bringing together Cessna and Beechcraft under one umbrella seems to have been handled well by Textron.
May 19, 2014 - 3:30 PM
Piaggio Aero has launched a new version of its iconic Avanti twin turboprop. The EVO features a host of improvements.
May 19, 2014 - 3:00 PM
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