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Crane steps up to the plate for Cessna Longitude

Crane Aerospace & Electronics has been selected by Cessna Aircraft Company to provide the brake control system and the landing gear position sensing system for the new Cessna Citation Longitude business jet.

November 24, 2015  By Crane Aerospace & Electronics

“We are honoured to be on board Cessna’s newest Citation model,” said Brendan Curran, President of Crane Aerospace & Electronics. “Being selected is a testament to our proven track record of providing brake control and landing gear position sensing systems for various Cessna Citation models.” The Brake Control System for the Citation Longitude will be the first Brake-By-Wire system for a Cessna business jet, and will also include brake temperature monitoring functionality. The Landing Gear Position Sensing System will leverage proven Crane electronics and proximity sensor designs to provide accurate and reliable indication of the landing gear position.

The new Citation Longitude was announced at the 2015 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition.


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