WICHITA, Kan.Textron Aviation announced that it had received an order from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAS) for a Cessna Citation Longitude special mission and two Cessna Citation Latitude special mission aircraft. The aircraft will be fitted with special flight inspection calibration equipment and operated by DHMI (Directorate General of the National Airports Authority) in Turkey inspect navigational aids at regional airports.

The Cessna Citation Longitude and Cessna Citation Latitude are designed and manufactured by Textron Aviation Inc.a textron inc. (NYSE:TXT).

Textron Aviation is honored, once again, to be selected as the aircraft of choice for the critical mission of ensuring the integrity of the airways that constitute the national airspace of Turkey,’ mentioned Bob GibbsVice President, Special Assignment Sales for Textron Aviation. “Longitude and Latitude continue the long heritage of Cessna Citation flight inspection aircraft in DHMI service, while providing additional capability and performance for its missions.”

DHMI began using two Cessna Citation V aircraft for flight inspection in 1993, which were replaced by Cessna Citation XLS aircraft in 2009.

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Longitude’s streamlined design incorporates the latest technology throughout the aircraft, providing customers with the lowest direct operating cost in its class. Powered by FADEC-equipped Honeywell HTF7700L turbofan engines with fully integrated automatic throttles with shroud protection, the Longitude offers best-in-class service intervals of 800 hours/18 months, Textron Aviation maintenance and diagnostic systems (ARES). The spacious cockpit incorporates easier access and an ergonomic design that focuses entirely on crew comfort and efficiency. No super-midsize business jet offers greater range, greater payload or higher cruise speed at a lower direct operating cost.

About the Cessna Citation Latitude

The Citation Latitude, with a four-passenger range of 2,700 nautical miles (5,000 km) at high speed cruise, sets itself apart from the competition with its combination of comfort and efficiency. Best-in-class 3,580-foot takeoff field length gives operators greater reach out of short fields. Inside, Latitude offers an unparalleled cabin experience with the most open, spacious, bright and refined cabin environment in its class. With a flat floor and six-foot cabin height, the innovation is packed with exceptional features designed throughout the aircraft.

Endless possibilities for special missions

When government, military and commercial customers want mission-critical airborne solutions, they turn to Textron Aviation. The company’s aircraft solutions provide the high performance and flight characteristics required to meet the unique challenges of special mission operations. With unmatched quality, versatility and operating costs, Textron Aviation products are preferred for air ambulance, ISR, utility transport, aerial survey, flight inspection, training and a number of other special operations.


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On Textron Aviation

We inspire the journey of flight. For more than 95 years, Textron Aviation Inc.a textron inc. company, has enabled our collective talent from the Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands to design and deliver the best aviation experience for our customers. With a range that includes everything from business jets, turboprops and high performance pistons to special mission, military training and defense products, Textron Aviation has the most versatile and comprehensive aviation product portfolio in the world and a workforce that has produced more than half of all general aviation aircraft in the world. Customers in over 170 countries rely on our legendary performance, reliability and versatility, along with our trusted global customer service network, for affordable, productive and flexible flight.

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On textron inc.

textron inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aerospace, defence, industrial and financial companies to provide its customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known worldwide for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, Pipistrel, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, EZ-GO, Arctic Cat and Textron Systems. For more information, visit: www.textron.com.

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