Category Archives: Cessna

All-electric Cessna took its first flight as the largest zero-emission aircraft in the world

The latest milestone for aviation: the largest all-electric plane conquered the skies. A Cessna Grand Caravan was modified and turned into the world’s largest electric-powered aircraft, bringing hope to a greener future of air travel. The Cessna is a utility aircraft with a wingspan of 16 meters. The feat was achieved through the joint efforts of AeroTEC and MagniX. Originally a 14-seater turboprop aircraft, the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan was fitted with a 750-horsepower (540kW) magni500 propulsion system that powered it through its first flight. It was “flawless,” according to MagniX chief Roei Ganzarski. The “eCaravan” as they call it, flew for...

Russian Jets Have a Hard Time Getting to Western Markets because of Gov’t Rules

Every industry has their own set of rules. These rules ensure profitability and ethical business practices among peers. To help keep these rules steadfast and relevant, there are government agencies that help regulate the movements of these industries and monitor how the players are complying. Unfortunately, while these rules keep the industry standard practices at its finest, it can also hinder business growth if these rules are not aligned together.

Such is the case for the entry of the Russian aircrafts MC-21 and the modified SSJ100 jetliners. Recent reports said that there are incongruence in...

Learning the curves with Cessna

Cessna airplanes have been a consistent favorite among new pilots and students from the aviation academies. You ask why? They have the ideal weight, speed, and functionality for students and new pilots in the industry. If you are one of them, read on to find out more about your most loved training plane. Here’s a compilation the top five Cessna planes that are very popular among newbie pilots:

 

Cessna 172

First flown in 1955, this single-engine, four-seater aircraft is known as one of the best training planes because it is light weight and forgiving to few errors, particularly...

The Leader in Aircraft Exhaust Maintenance

Aircraft exhaust maintenance is one of the trickiest parts of keeping a vintage plane in top shape. The fact that its components are hard to come by, has made maintenance even more difficult. Since private aircrafts or air taxis has a specific target market, there are not a lot of mechanics who can service such vehicles. Here at Knisley Exhaust, we pride ourselves for having a complete inventory of parts and employing only the most skilled aircraft mechanics in the industry. Our experience and capacity has led us to handle and service the known big brands of the aircraft...

Other Career Paths for Pilots

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People expect students to fly aircrafts as soon as they finish aviation. However, a lot of factors come into play after graduation and some of the students do not actually land at the cockpit. For some, it is an end of the road, but the aviation industry is more than just planes taking off and landing at the tarmac. The aviation industry is a continuously developing business all around the globe and pilots are just few of the...

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