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400XT: "NEW" AT HALF THE COST OF NEW
Nextant Aerospace says
it's found the sweet spot between a good used airplane and a new one
with its "remanufactured" version of the Beechjet, or Beech 400A or
400XP. The company says the original airframe, stripped of anything with
a life limit (the airframe doesn't have a life limit) and rebuilt with
all-new modern components represents one of the best bargains on the
light jet market. At $4-5 million, depending on options, West Coast
Director of Sales John Frevola said there is nothing on the new aircraft
market that can touch it in terms of performance and range. During a
demo flight at NBAA in Las Vegas he said the aircraft is faster, has
more range and lower operating costs than new airplanes that cost twice
as much. "This airplane is 88 percent new. The only thing that isn't is
basically the airframe. More...
Lightspeed Aviation Announces
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Honda will delay until mid-2013 delivery of
its HondaJet after a current test version of its GE Honda Aero HF120
engine suffered minor damage and a slight loss of thrust during an
on-ground ice ingestion test, according to the company. The redesign
work will push certification of the engine to late 2012 at the earliest,
with full aircraft certification to follow. Honda says it expects a
minimal impact on sales for the eight-person, $4.5 million business jet
due to slow market conditions. In the U.S. there may be other unwelcome
fallout as Honda Aircraft announced that expansion at its Greensboro,
N.C., facility, which already employs roughly 600 employees, will take
place more slowly now. More...
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There's Nothing Light About
Meet the latest and greatest member of the world's most successful
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and communication systems. All this equals an aircraft that is flexible
enough to meet the requirements of many mid-sized aircraft at light jet
costs, plus the service reputation of Cessna to back up your decision.
It's what every light jet aspires to be.
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DITCHING CAUGHT ON VIDEO
It's not often that
a video camera is handy at the exact moment a pilot has to ditch, but
that was the case when a pilot ferrying a Cessna 310 to Hawaii from
California ran out of fuel on Friday. Charles Mellor, 65, told
controllers he was running low on fuel when he was about 500 miles from
Hilo, about 11 hours after his departure from Monterey. The Coast Guard
sent an HC-130 Hercules from Air Station Barbers Point in Honolulu to
escort the airplane. Coast Guard pilots maintained communications with
Mellor for more than an hour until his engines quit, about 13 miles from
land. After splashing down, Mellor climbed from the cockpit onto the
wing. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew assisted in the
rescue, sending a rescue swimmer to fetch Mellor and help hoist him into
the helicopter. Mellor was taken to a hospital in Hilo and later
released. He suffered no significant injuries, the Coast Guard said.
LASP PROPOSAL EXPECTED SOON
When the Transportation Security
Administration proposed its Large Aircraft Security Program in 2008, the
response from the aviation community was fast and furious, and now a
revised version is expected to be proposed soon. The new LASP should be
out in the next few months, EAA said on Monday, and a new public comment period
will be designated. The original proposal attracted more than 8,000
comments, most of them "overwhelmingly negative," according to EAA. The
new version is expected to have a higher minimum weight than the
original 12,500 pounds, and will provide more flexibility to aircraft
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