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Cessna News from AOPA 2010

Aviation - 11th November 2010

The following news releases from Cessna Aircraft Company were issued today at the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Aviation Summit 2010 in Long Beach, Calif.:

Cessna Skycatcher Production Continues to Increase
Cessna announced today at the AOPA Aviation Summit 2010 that production of the 162 Skycatcher continues to increase, with the 50th aircraft on its way this week to the U.S. reassembly facility and more expected to be shipped by the end of the year. Cessna is on target to delivery 30 Skycatchers by the end of the year and more than 150 in 2011.

Cessna Supporting Learn to Fly Center During AOPA Summit
Cessna will once again participate in the Learn to Fly Center at Airportfest during the AOPA annual convention this week in Long Beach.

Bonus Depreciation Extension Brings Increased Activity for Cessna
Executives at Cessna said today at the opening of the AOPA Aviation Summit the company has seen an increase in customer interest in its single-engine piston attributed to the recent extension of the federal bonus depreciation tax clause included in a small business stimulus bill recently passed by Congress.

Cessna Adds Flight Training Schools to Cessna Pilot Center Network
Cessna announced today at the AOPA Aviation Summit 2010 that it has added five flight training schools to its global network of more than 270 Cessna Pilot Centers (CPCs).

Citation Mustang Gaining Popularity as Multi-Mission Performer
The Citation Mustang, already a star as an entry-level business jet around the globe, is fast becoming one of the most versatile as well, as customers continue to expand its role, thanks to its performance efficiency and low operating costs.

Cessna Delivers First European Citation CJ4
Cessna has delivered the Citation CJ4 to a European customer. The aircraft was delivered to a private owner/operator in the U.K last month. A new Citation CJ4 is on static display at the Long Beach Airport (KLGB) during the AOPA Aviation Summit 2010.

Cessna Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Caravan
Cessna is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Caravan at the AOPA Aviation Summit 2010. A Grand Caravan with a special 25th anniversary paint scheme is on static display at the Cessna exhibit at Long Beach Airport (KLBG) during the event.

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