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Aviation students get Cessna plane to work on

Cessna aircraft utilized by students in aviation mechanics program for hands-on learning Aircraft enthusiasts and pilots often wonder how the mechanics who are responsible for maintaining their aircraft acquire the training and knowledge that it takes for one to be able to work on such huge machines. And last month ...

Textron Aviation Stops Cessna TTx Production

American airplane manufacturer Textron Aviation ceased the production of the Cessna 400, also known as Cessna TTx, flyingmag.com reports. The aircraft has since been taken down from the website, and is no longer available for purchase. The Cessna TTx started in 2004, birthed by Columbia Aircraft as the Columbia 400, then renamed ...

Business Aviation Index reveals 2017 was a Strong Year for Flight Activity

Good news for the business aviation industry, not to mention the American economy in general, was just released this month by the Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading provider of independent maintenance support and financial services to businesses in the aviation community. (Record Year-End for Business Aviation Flight Activity). ...

Contrails make clouds brighter, according to new study

Most of us are familiar with the cloud-like vapor emitted by many aircraft or condensation trails, also known as contrails as we often see them appear behind the tail end of planes as they linger in the sky. Contrails form when the water in the jet exhaust mixes with the ...

Strange Plane Noses Explained

Everyone has their own fears whether it be heights, deep water, spiders or anything else. However, many people share one very common fear, the fear of flying. Especially after the tragic events of September 11, 2001, fear of flying became even more widespread and now it is hard not to be just ...

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