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News Release Media Contact Sarah White +1.316.617.0619 [email protected] txtav.com Textron Aviation demonstrates industry leadership at EBACE 2019   WICHITA, Kan. (May 16, 2019) –Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, heads to next week’s European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) with eight of its industry-leading aircraft. Textron Aviation continued its 2018 market-leading position...
Spring 2019 Challenger Quarterly Market Report - Produced By Elliott Jets   Challenger 300 Market " Strong pricing has kept the Challenger 300 a seller’s market, but if demand continues to cool off this could provide some good opportunities for buyers." After an active fourth quarter of 2018, activity has cooled off a bit in...
Introduction: So, is it “Excel” or “XL”? Kandi Spangler, Sales Director at jetAVIVA This is the first segment of jetAVIVA’s Comprehensive Guide to the Citation 560XL Series. Introduced in 1996, the first Citation Excel was delivered in 1998 and Textron continues deliveries of this popular jet as of 2019, with the updated variant, the XLS+,...
The Value of Owning a Private Jet Covering great distances, for either business or leisure, is done more easily by air than land, and using a private jet is definitely more convenient than having to rely on scheduled flights. Obviously, buying a private jet is expensive. But if travel is a big part of your...
A Buyer’s Guide to Purchasing an Aircraft Owning and flying your own aircraft is a thrill like no other but the purchasing process can be complicated. Whether you are in the market for buying a plane for leisure or business purposes there are many things to think about at all stages. Before you take a...

GE Aviation’s CT7-2F1 turboshaft engine received Federal Aviation Administration type certification. The engine is a variant of the CT7 family of turboshafts and is to power the forthcoming Bell 525 Relentless, a twin-engined, medium-lift helicopter. The CT7 family of turboshafts also power the Leonardo AW189 and Sikorsky S-92. Bell 525 flight test The Bell 525…

By Todd Jackson, Vice President, Acquisitions, Elliott Jets Maintaining and sustaining a healthy inventory of aircraft begins with identifying the right buying opportunities. In this market, the supply of US aircraft is limited, so in-depth experience buying aircraft from around the world is essential for any major aircraft dealer broker. Properly acquiring a well-cared for...

Transitioning to a Turbine Aircraft By Steve Davis – Executive Sales Director for Elliott Jets In over 40 years of flying, I’ve been fortunate to witness many key milestones throughout the careers of both aircraft owners and pilots. I’ve seen everything from the thrill of a first flight to the proud accomplishment of many different…

Dassault Falcon wasted no time in introducing the replacement for the Falcon 5X, announcing an enhanced jet for a similar price. Rod Simpson was present for the introduction of the new Falcon 6X… Occasionally, promising aviation projects can turn into a nightmare. Such was the case for Dassault whose Falcon 5X, originally rolled out at Bordeaux amid a…

Rolls-Royce has agreed to develop turboshaft engine options for Bell’s V-280 Valor and V-247 Vigilant tiltrotors. The V-280 Valor is powered by GE Aviation’s T64-GE-419 engine, though future variants of the aircraft will feature the option to install a Rolls-Royce power plant, says Bell. Bell V-280 Valor Bell “Bell and Rolls-Royce are developing an end-to-end…