June 1, 2006
1960: A Cessna 172 brochure introduced "new fly-away business travel freedom in your own flight/sweep Cessna 172 for '60 - you simply get in and GO!" The pamphlet went on to describe the 172: " ...and if you drive, you can fly...LAND-O-MATIC takes over as soon as your Cessna 172 touches the ground, automatically points you straight down the runway."
Cessna Aircraft staff gathered around the first production Citation Latitude to celebrate another step toward certification of an aircraft important to the firm’s future.
New draft airman certification standards are available for review on the FAA’s website. In addition to releasing the draft standards, the FAA also announced that it would be deleting questions from the private pilot airplane knowledge test, effective Feb. 9.
A California charter school has teamed up with a glider school to give students a potentially life-changing opportunity.
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