Textron Aviation to showcase next generation of military aircrew multi-engine training aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow 2024    

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WICHITA, Kan. (July 1, 2024) – Textron Aviation will return to the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) as the industry leader with more than 1,700 Cessna and Beechcraft turbine aircraft based in Europe and more than 250,000 aircraft delivered worldwide.    

Building upon the versatile and reliable Beechcraft King Air 260, Textron Aviation is today announcing that its new military multi-engine training aircraft will be on display at the FIA for the first time, marking its debut in Europe.  


This 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 (Stand No: A031) July 22-26 at Farnborough Airport.  

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