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.
Despite a dramatic decline in 2014 helicopter deliveries, forecasters at Honeywell Aerospace project a steady stream of deliveries over the next five years.
Bell Helicopter has made the first delivery of the Bell 429WLG (wheeled landing gear) in North America.
Garmin International will offer the GDL 84H and GDL 88H Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink specifically designed for helicopters.
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