Volume 28, Number 42b, October 12, 2021
Textron Introduces Gen2 Citation M2, XLS
Textron Aviation unveiled its next-generation Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 and Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 business jets ahead of the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) on Monday. The seven-passenger Citation M2 Gen2 features upgrades including additional in-flight accessible[…]   Read this article
Honeywell Forecasts Strong BizAv Growth
Business aviation “has almost completely shaken off the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic” according to Honeywell’s Global Business Aviation Outlook for the next 10 years. The Honeywell forecast helps set the tone for NBAA-BACE, which officially begins Tuesday at the[…]   Read this article
NBAA 2021: Tamarack Smart Wing For King Air
Active winglets from Tamarack Aerospace have worked well on a variety of Cessna Citation jets, and now the company is working on a new STC to retrofit the Smart Wing active winglets on Beech King 200 and 300 series turboprops.[…] Read this article

Blackhawk Aerospace Launches PC-12 Engine Upgrade Program
Blackhawk Aerospace announced at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) that it is working on an engine upgrade program for some Pilatus PC-12s. Once the supplemental type certificate (STC) has been approved, the XP67P Engine+ Upgrade program[…] Read this article

Tecnam P2012 Traveller Launches Multi-City Tour From NBAA-BACE
The multi-mission Tecnam P2012 Traveller, currently on display at the National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, will continue on a national tour after the show closes Oct. 14. On static display at nearby[…] Read this article

MiraCheck Brings A Virtual Copilot To Smartphones
MiraCheck Copilot started a few years ago as a unique electronic checklist app that uses CRM-like challenge/response, but the latest version of the program has morphed into a virtual copilot. Using speech recognition (connected via Bluetooth), the app can run[…] Read this article

Eastern Ohio High School Offers A&P Program With Real-World Experience
Dave Williams, a Youngstown, Ohio-area owner pilot of a vintage Beechcraft V-tail Bonanza, has confidently placed the care and maintenance of his aircraft in the hands of a group of high school students. The Mahoning Country Career and Technical Center[…] Read this article