The final delivery of 10 Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprops has begun to Tuareg Aviation Ltd. The aircraft will be operated by Mack Air (Pty) Ltd to provide charter, cargo and logistic services between a network of independently owned bush safari lodges in the popular Okavango Delta and Kalahari Plains regions of Botswana.
Fabrication of the nose section, fuselage, wings and tail cone of the Cessna Denali’s first three flying prototypes is underway, paving the way for the aircraft to enter the market with best-in-class performance.
The Citation Latitude has quickly become one of the world’s best-selling business jets since entering the market in August 2015, and is the leader in the midsize segment with more than 124 aircraft flying globally.
Initial wind tunnel testing of the new twin-engine Cessna SkyCourier turboprop has been completed. Results from comprehensive wind tunnel tests will provide performance and aerodynamic characteristics and structural load data, further finalizing the aircraft design.