Delays in certifying software in Garmin’s G3000 and G5000 avionics suites are pushing back certification of three of Cessna’s new or upgraded aircraft – the M2, Sovereign and X – by a few months, Cessna parent Textron reported July 17. The all-new M2, along with the Sovereign and X upgrades, are among six new or upgraded products Cessna had hoped to bring to market this year. But with the software delays, deliveries of the X now will push into early 2014, while the M2 and Sovereign ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Avionics Cert Delays Slow M2, Sovereign, X Programs".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.