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Textron Aviation focuses on single-engine turboprop

Textron Aviation is moving ahead with plans to bring a single-engine turboprop aircraft to the market.


July 22, 2015
By The Wichita Business Journal

According to a report from Aviation Week’s Molly McMillin, the company said this week at the EAA AirVenture 2015 in Oshkosh, Wis., that it hopes to have something to show people in that regard by the time the event rolls back around in 2016.

Michael Thacker, Textron Aviation’s senior vice president for engineering, said the company has a team dedicated to the project and has been talking with customers to understand what they would want out of the aircraft.