Textron Aviation announced today, it has received supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for the Gogo AVANCE L5 connectivity system upgrade for its Cessna Citation X+, Citation Sovereign+ and Citation Latitude business jets. Aircraft equipped with Gogo AVANCE L5 will experience faster inflight connectivity speeds and an enhanced network to support on-the-go business needs. This STC expands the company’s Approved Model List to include eight Citation business jet models.
Cessna Aircraft Company
TAD is the exclusive Authorized Sales Representative for Cessna Aircraft Company’s entire product line for the Caribbean and portions of South America (French Guyana, Guyana, and Suriname). Cessna Aircraft Company has built more general aviation aircraft than any other manufacturer and produces a wide range of aircraft. Cessna is recognized as the industry leader in safety, reliability, performance, and innovation.
In addition to selling new Cessna aircraft, we provide spare parts, product support, warranty administration, technical support, and training coordination for Cessna operators.
TAD is the exclusive Authorized Sales Representative for Beechcraft’s entire product line for the Caribbean and portions of South America (French Guyana, Guyana, and Suriname). From the single engine piston Bonanza G36 to the versatile King Air 350i, Beechcraft is recognized as a leader in safety, reliability, performance, and innovation.
In addition to selling new Beechcraft aircraft, we provide spare parts, product support, warranty administration, technical support, and training coordination for Beechcraft operators.
Parts & Support
In addition to supporting Cessna & Beechcraft aircraft, TAD can provide spare parts and product support for DeHavilland, Bombardier, Fairchild, Piper and other general aviation aircraft, and are authorized distributors for Garmin, Honeywell (Bendix/King) Avionics, Pratt & Whitney, Thielert, Continental Aerospace Technologies GmbH and other manufacturers. Hence, we are able to support the varied demands of the modern aircraft operator, who frequently operates aircraft of various types and models. We also sell and broker used aircraft; lease aircraft; process overhauls; and provide assistance in arranging financing and insurance.
TAD is part of the Africair aviation group, which has owned and operated fixed base operations, charter operations, maintenance facilities, and has operated a fleet of Cessna fixed wing aircraft and Bell helicopters that provided transport for a major oil company and other commercial customers for over thirty-five years. As a result of our experience from these varied operations, we possess a thorough knowledge of aviation operations which enables us to better understand and anticipate the needs of our customers. Africair is the exclusive representative for Textron Aviation and Bell for most of Africa.
The Africair/TAD Group of Companies
US Headquarters in Miami
Our company is headquartered in Miami, Florida (USA) where we operate a modern distribution center. Our U.S. base greatly enhances our ability to coordinate shipments from various vendors and, with respect to aircraft sales, enables us to oversee the pre-delivery process to ensure that our customer’s requirements are met. Our product support division is world class. We currently support a hundreds of aircraft and helicopters in our territories and are very familiar with the applicable importation and customs regulations, as well as the best methods of shipment to each country.
TAD’s dedicated and experienced sales and product support personnel are fluent in English, French, German, and Spanish. Our full time product support representatives travel to the Caribbean and South America continuously and are available to answer your technical questions free of charge.
At TAD, our goal is to provide our customers with the right aircraft, part or accessory at the best price available. We are committed to providing exceptional service and have developed a loyal customer base. Please contact us to learn more about how our capabilities can benefit you. For aircraft sales, contact us at email@example.com. For parts, overhauls, repairs and general support issues, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the News
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Textron Aviation Inc. will showcase eight of its renowned Cessna and Beechcraft jet and turboprop aircraft at the 2019 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas. The aircraft are scheduled to travel to and from the show utilizing a sustainable alternative jet fuel mixture. In addition to its leading product lineup, which includes the newly-certified super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude jet, the company’s display will also feature mockups of its two newest turboprops: the Cessna Denali and the Cessna SkyCourier.
The first deliveries of the company’s new flagship Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize business jet, signaling the start of a new dimension in business travel. The Longitude received FAA type certification on Sept. 21, 2019.
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WICHITA, Kan. (Dec. 20, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced its Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize jet has achieved provisional type certification (PTC) from the