The FAA has granted Textron Aviation permanent relief from fuel-tank requirements that have delayed certification of the Cessna Citation Longitude business jet. The decision is expected to clear the way for deliveries to begin in the third quarter. “We are pleased that the FAA has affirmed the permanent fuel tank exemption for the Citation Longitude,” Textron says. “The purpose of the exemption is to align the Longitude’s compliant fuel-system design with the ...

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