50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Four Cessna Pilot Centers names as 2020 Top Hawks by Textron Aviation

Download: Printable PDF Date: 20 Feb 2020 00:22 categories:
Publisher:
Four Cessna Pilot Centers names as 2020 Top Hawks by Textron Aviation   - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Country: United States Aircraft: Airplanes

Textron Aviation named four Cessna Pilot Centers to its 2020 Top Hawk program that partners the world’s leading training aircraft with top pilot training programs around the country, promoting general aviation and encouraging young people to pursue aviation as a career. The 2020 Top Hawk participants are Academy of Aviation, Atlas Aviation, JA Flight Services and Snohomish Flying Service. As a Top Hawk participant, each CPC receives a factory-new, custom-branded Cessna Skyhawk to use for the duration of the program for student pilot training and to promote pilot training at air shows, aviation contests and recruiting events. This is the first year that CPCs have been selected for the Top Hawk program. The company began deliveries of the aircraft to this year’s selected participants in February.

“The Cessna Pilot Centers are general aviation ambassadors and make a significant contribution in impassioning and training the next generation of pilots,” said Chris Crow, vice president, Textron Aviation Piston Sales. “CPCs are a natural extension of the Top Hawk program and are uniquely positioned to offer students access to both a proven flight training curriculum and the Cessna Skyhawk, the world’s most popular single-engine training aircraft.”

Throughout the past five years, Textron Aviation has provided 22 Cessna Skyhawks to participating Top Hawk schools around the country, training nearly 1,000 students to help fill the pipeline of skilled aviators. 

The Cessna Skyhawk platform is the world standard for pilot training and is renowned for offering the best combination of modern features, including the leading Garmin G1000 NXi avionics system with wireless connectivity, a standard angle-of-attack display system, and proven dependability. More Skyhawks have been delivered to customers around the world than any other type of aircraft, with more than 45,000 delivered.



Loading comments for Four Cessna Pilot Centers names as 2020 Top Hawks by Textron Aviation ...


Recommended

European Commission Approves airBaltic Equity Increase of 250 Million Euro

The European Commission on July 3, 2020, under EU State aid rules, has approved the Latvian government's investment of €250 million into the equity of the Latvian airline airBaltic ...

50 percent of the fleet back in the air: Lufthansa Group

Due to the significant changes in the booking wishes of their passengers, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group are switching from short-term to longer-term flight planning and are now completing their...

Reason to celebrate - the opening Volotea Naples base

Volotea, the low-cost airline connecting small and medium cities and Europe's capitals, opened its sixth Italian base today, in Naples. Following last October's announcement, the company has n...

Breakthrough cabin enhancements for Praetor 500 and Praetor 600

Welcome a series of breakthrough cabin enhancements for its Praetor 500 midsize and Praetor 600 super-midsize business jets, consolidating the Praetor position as the best cabin environment among...