Category Archives: Aircraft

Knisley Gets EASA Approval for Cessna T206, T207, T210 Exhaust Systems

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) awarded an approval for Knisley Welding to sell the modified aircraft exhaust systems of the Cessna T206, Cessna T207, and Cessna T210. The EASA is the arm of the European Union in charge of the regulation of civilian aviation safety. One of its functions is the approval of organizations involved in the design, manufacture, and maintenance of aeronautics-related products. Related Article: History of Cessna APPROVED CESSNA AIRCRAFTS The EASA approved the sale of the modified aircraft exhaust systems of the following Cessna Aircrafts: Cessna T206 Cessna Turbo 206 (T206) is a six-seater turbocharged aircraft that ...

Aircraft Welding Diaries: History of Bell Aircraft

Knisley Welding caters to the aircraft exhaust system for some of Bell’s aircraft. Let’s take a look into the brief history of Bell aircraft and how it has come about, how it has contributed to the aircraft industry, and how it is doing now.   Bell Aircraft Corporation was a US aircraft manufacturer that is known for creating the first-ever supersonic aircraft, the Bell X-1. Bell Aircraft has built numerous fighter aircraft for World War II, as well as different types of civilian and military helicopters. Bell Aircraft was bought by Textron in 1960 and is now known as ...

Aircraft Welding Diaries: History of Partenavia

Knisley Welding caters to the aircraft exhaust system for some of Partenavia’s aircraft. Let’s take a look into the brief history of Partenavia and how it has come about, how it has contributed to the aircraft industry, and how it is doing now.   Foundation of Partenavia Partenavia was formed as Partenavia Construzioni Aeronautiche in 1957 by Naples University Professor Luigi Pascale. Professor Pascale himself designed and flew some Partenavia aircraft. Pascale bought a factory in Arzano that same year. In 1959, Partenavia became a limited company. The P. 57 Fachiro is Partenavia’s first major aircraft. The P. 57 Fachiro is ...

Aircraft Welding Diaries: History of Bellanca Aircraft

Knisley Welding caters to the aircraft exhaust systems of some of Bellanca aircraft. Let’s take a look into the brief history of Bellanca and how it has come about, how it has contributed to the aircraft industry, and how it is doing now.   Bellanca Aircraft: Its Foundation  After Giuseppe Mario Bellanca, the designer and builder of Italy’s first aircraft, came to the USA in 1911, he began designing aircraft for different firms, including the Maryland Pressed Steel Company, Wright Aeronautical Corporation, and the Columbia Aircraft Corporation. Bellanca founded his own company, Bellanca Aircraft Corporation of America in 1927, sited ...

Aircraft Welding Diaries: History of Beechcraft

Knisley Welding caters to the aircraft exhaust system of some of Beech’s aircraft. Let’s take a look into the brief history of Beechcraft and how it has come about, how it has contributed to the aircraft industry, and how it is doing now.   Beechcraft’s Foundation Beechcraft was founded in the year 1932 by the husband-and-wife tandem of Walter and Olive Ann Beech. Beechcraft first operated in an idle Cessna factory in Wichita, Kansas. Walter Beech previously formed Travel Air in 1924. Travel Air was absorbed by Curtiss-Wright in 1929 where Beech became President of the airplane division, and Vice ...

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