Cessna SkyCourier reaches prototype assembly stage

Textron Aviation’s in-development turboprop aircraft for passenger and freighter operations, the Cessna SkyCourier, has reached the prototype assembly stage, the manufacturer announced today. The SkyCourier's McCauley 110-inch propeller is also undergoing simulated flight profiles alongside the PWC PT6A-65B engine, according to Textron's statement. Testing of the turboprop’s fuel system and nose landing gear prototypes, which […]

Hawaiian Airlines puts first two ATR 72-200Fs into scheduled service

The regional carrier of Hawaiian Airlines, Ohana, has launched scheduled inter-island cargo flights to Lihue (LIH) and Hilo (ITO) from its base at Honolulu Airport (HNL), with a pair of ATR 72-200Fs operated by Idaho-based Empire Airlines. Although Ohana’s first ATR 72-200F arrived in Hawaii last year, the carrier has only utilized the aircraft for test […]
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