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February 25, 2021, 1:26 PM

Russ Meyer Unveils Refurb Program for Citation Excel

Leading the Cessna Citation Excel Eagle refurb program are Cessna chairman emeritus Russ Meyer Jr., Russ Meyer III, and former Cessna CEO Gary Hay.

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Excel Eagle
Feb 25, 2021 - 1:26 PM
Leading the Cessna Citation Excel Eagle refurb program are Cessna chairman emeritus Russ Meyer Jr., Russ Meyer III, and former Cessna CEO Gary Hay.
Aerion AS2 (Photo: Aerion)
Feb 25, 2021 - 12:13 PM
Aerion is expanding its sales effort with the return of Sean McGeough and padding its AS2 order book with the addition of Set Jet as a launch customer.
Piaggio Avanti
Feb 25, 2021 - 10:24 AM
Five entities from three continents have made it to the final bidding process to acquire Piaggio Aerospace, with offers to purchase due on March 5.
Feb 25, 2021 - 9:46 AM
Oriens Aviation has also received EASA Part 145 certification.
Feb 25, 2021 - 8:21 AM
The FAA must develop a “risk-based approach” to ODA oversight, according to a DOT IG report on the agency’s response to 737 Max recommendations.
Pilatus PC-24
Feb 24, 2021 - 11:05 AM
Business jets took the biggest hit in 2020, down 20.4 percent to 674, while overall GA fixed-wing deliveries were down 9 percent and billings 14.8 percent.
KC-46 Israel
Feb 24, 2021 - 10:59 AM
An initial order for two Pegasus tankers begins the replacement process for Israel’s elderly Boeing 707-based refuelers.
Feb 24, 2021 - 8:32 AM
The interim order by U.S. authorities to inspect all Pratt & Whitney PW4000-112s applies to some 125 Boeing 777s.
Feb 23, 2021 - 4:29 PM
Embraer’s delivery of KLM Cityhopper’s first E195-E2 brings the Dutch airline’s fleet of E-Jets to 50 airplanes.
Feb 23, 2021 - 3:50 PM
The Wichita-based supplier to Airbus and Boeing saw 2020 revenue nearly halved by the 737 Max grounding and Covid-19's effect on commercial aviation.