THE FAA HAS APPROVED AN EXEMPTION FOR CESSNA AIRCRAFT CO. to certify its new Citation CJ3 business jet at a maximum gross weight of more than 12,500 lb., clearing the way for single-pilot operation. The change grants Cessna its request for an exemption to Commuter Category rules in FAR Part 23. Since 1977 Cessna has obtained single-pilot approval for 12 different versions of the Citation product line. The CJ3 is scheduled to make its first flight in the second quarter of this year, followed ...

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