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Cessna (Textron Aviation) Service Bulletin Round Up - October 11th, 2021
Multiple published service bulletins from Textron Aviation this week.
Lycoming Releases SB645 - Connecting Rod Bushing Inspection

Lycoming released this service bulletin on September 24th, 2021 to inspect, remove, and replace connecting rods that could contain bushings that do not meet Lycoming's specifications.  Lycoming recommends that this bulletin be complied with within 10 hours of engine operation. 

A complete list of affected engines can be found in the downloadable service bulletin HERE.

Textron Aviation Releases G2000 Software Update for the Cessna TTx

Textron Aviation releases SEB-34-07 which updates the software on the Cessna TTx (T240) to version 1308.10. This allows for earlier, non-FIKI equipped TTx's to receive the lauded split PFD feature. A full list of changes include:

  • 60/40 PFD Functionality
  • Quicker Manual Transponder Mode Select
  • Allows Control Wheel Steering (CWS) to select a new Flight Level Change reference speed.
  • Adjustment to the Stall Warning Fail CAS message.
  • Prevents inadvertent resetting of the "Tach Time."

You can download a copy of the bulletin HERE. Textron estimates labor of 1.5 hours to complete the bulletin. A complete list of parts needed to accomplish the bulletin can be found here at AirPowerInc.com. These parts include:

 

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Mobile, Alabama, June 16, 2021 — Continental®, an AVIC International Holding (HK) LTD company (HKEX: 232.HK), announced today that Sanjib Kumar has been named as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Executive Vice President. Sanjib was formerly the Senior Director of Business Development, Strategy, and Program Management for Business/General Aviation and OEM Services business unit in the Boeing Global Services division of The Boeing Company before joining Continental®. “We are thrilled to welcome Sanjib to Continental as our Head of Commercial and Technology,” said Robert Stoppek, CEO & President. “We are fortunate to welcome someone of his caliber to our organization. Sanjib brings a wealth of experience in creating strategies to drive growth and bring value to the customer. In addition, his previous experience in leading large complex and technology-driven long cycle business will be invaluable as we embark on future growth opportunities.” “I am honored and humbled to join Continental, a name that is synonyms with powering general aviation flights,” said Sanjib. “I look forward to working with our global team that is driven by a culture of excellence to deliver high quality and innovative products and services to our customers. Together we are excited to create commercial offerings that enrich the customer’s experience.” Sanjib has over 20 years of experience in aerospace, oil & gas, and high-tech SaaS / cloud solutions. He has held executive roles with increasing responsibilities in strategy, business development, mergers & acquisitions, supply chain management, program management, process innovation, and global infrastructure management at The Boeing Company, Pratt & Whitney, Dresser-Rand and Bridgeways.
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