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Textron Aviation is Bringing its New Military Trainer to the Show

Our Bureau - : Jul 8, 2024 - : 11:24 am

Textron Aviation’s new military multi-engine training aircraft will be on display at the upcoming Farnborough International Airshow, marking its debut in Europe. The trainer is based on the Beechcraft King Air 260.

The company has more than 1,700 Cessna and Beechcraft turbine aircraft based in Europe and more than 250,000 aircraft delivered worldwide.   

The state-of-the-art aircrew training aircraft was recently chosen to modernize aircrew training for the United States Navy’s Multi-Engine Training System (METS) and the Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) program in Canada. Specific capabilities include factory options for TACAN (Air to Air), angle of attack (AOA), V/UHF radio, digital audio system, engine trend monitoring, condition-based maintenance plus, observer/jump seat, passenger mission seats and full-face oxygen masks.

The company will feature the missionized King Air 260 aircraft at the static display at the upcoming show.


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