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December 5, 2019, 11:30 AM

Textron Aviation Announces Wichita Layoffs

The Cessna and Beechcraft airframer said the job cuts are primarily affecting engineers and business support workers in Wichita.

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The former Sano Jet Center
Dec 6, 2019 - 12:04 PM
Sano Jet Center at FXE is now Fort Lauderdale Executive Jet Center, ahead of a major expansion program.
Gulfstream G650ER
Dec 6, 2019 - 10:11 AM
Gulfstream Aerospace yesterday delivered the 400th G650/650ER, some five years after the first of the ultra-long-range twinjets entered service.
Dec 6, 2019 - 9:39 AM
The preowned business jet market is in a natural progression and will reward those who set better asking prices and expectations.
Dec 6, 2019 - 9:10 AM
The Air Force contract is valued at more than $39 million.
Dec 5, 2019 - 5:38 PM
The 2020 deadline is just the beginning for ADS-B with conversations beginning on future capabilities, radar divestiture, space-based additions.
Pratt & Whitney Bridgeport, West Virginia facility
Dec 5, 2019 - 4:47 PM
Pratt & Whitney's Bridgeport, West Virginia, facility will be the MRO site for its new PW800 series business jet engines.
Dec 5, 2019 - 12:20 PM
The NTSB vice chairman outlines ways he ensures his airplane's engines won't fail in flight at Wichita Aero Club luncheon.
aircraft hangar
Dec 5, 2019 - 12:07 PM
Premier Aviation has opened at New York's Elmira-Corning Regional Airport, offering an alternative to the existing Atlantic Aviation FBO.
Cessna Citation Longitude on display
Dec 5, 2019 - 11:30 AM
The Cessna and Beechcraft airframer said the job cuts are primarily affecting engineers and business support workers in Wichita.
Dec 4, 2019 - 7:21 PM
Asian Sky Group's lates Asian Sky Quarterly estimates the business jet fleet will dip by 1 to 2 percent in Asia-Pacific this year.