The NBAA convention heralds new aircraft and markets, as well as a bit of a pushback
Although he's been on the job for just four months, Scott Ernest, CEO and president of Cessna Aircraft, is pushing the throttles at the beleaguered airframer and accelerating the introduction of two new Citation models to counter new competitors in the light jet market, which Cessna has dominated for decades. The Citation M2 is successor to the CJ1+, which has proved to be a market also-ran. While the new models share the same airframe, its two Williams FJ44-1AP-21 turbofans have been ...
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