July 30, 2009
By Alton K. Marsh
An analysis of Cessna’s second quarter report was released by Textron July 31. You’ll find the main information on pages 23 to 27 of the 10-K report.
How bad is it? That’s what everyone wants to know about the economy. AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Al Marsh sat down with Cessna CEO Jack Pelton on the day the second quarter report was released and discovered things could be looking up...next year.
AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Alton Marsh has been a pilot since 1970 and has an airline transport pilot certificate and instrument and multiengine flight instructor certificates, aerobatic training, and a commercial seaplane certificate.
Third class medical reform is taking too long, but AOPA will keep advocating for change and the prospects for reform in 2015 are good.
An Arizona airport ramp usually packed with business aircraft was transformed to a venue for fun and joy for 135 special-needs children and family members.
Pilots and aircraft owners have volunteered to transport hundreds of sea turtles rescued in Massachusetts to facilities equipped to care for them.
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