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Commercial aviation debrief of the 2022 Farnborough Airshow

Find out what happened at this year’s Farnborough Airshow regarding commercial aviation by reading our debrief on Key.Aero…

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Regal manner: Development of the King Air ISR platform

The versatile King Air has become popular as an intelligence and reconnaissance platform and is widely operated by forces around the world for this and a variety of other roles, proving that you do not have to reinvent the wheel when seeking to develop niche military capabilities

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Sri Lanka to get King Air 360ER for maritime surveillance

Kansas-based Textron Aviation has been awarded a $11.44m firm fixed price contract under the Fiscal Year 2022 US Foreign Military Sales programme to provide a Beechcraft King Air 360ER turboprop aircraft to the Sri Lanka Air Force

Colombia receives first two T-6C Texan IIs

The Colombian Air Force has taken delivery of its first two Beechcraft T-6C Texan II single-engine turboprop training aircraft

Additional King Air 350i special mission aircraft arrives in Japan

Textron Aviation has delivered an additional Beechcraft King Air 350i special mission aircraft to Japcon Inc, ahead of the aircraft’s official handover to the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force

Cessna SkyCourier Takes Flight

Textron has successfully flown its latest offering from the Cessna stable – the twin-turboprop 408 SkyCourier. The Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-powered freighter has been specifically developed to carry three LD3 unit load devices per the requirements of FedEx Express, which has orders for 50 examples and options to double that number.

Textron delivers first two U-680As to JASDF

Textron Aviation has delivered the first two of three Cessna U-680A Citation Sovereigns to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF).

USAF purchases two AT-6C Wolverines

Textron Aviation Defense has announced that the US Air Force (USAF) has now officially purchased two AT-6C Wolverine light attack aircraft.

US approves Wolverine sale to Tunisia

The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of four Textron Aviation AT-6C Wolverine light attack aircraft and related equipment to the Tunisian government.

Video Insight: The AT-6B Wolverine

In a new, exclusive video, Combat Aircraft Editor, Jamie Hunter, spends time with Textron Aviation at the Paris Airshow 2019, looking at the company's AT-6B Wolverine light attack aircraft.