Crane to provide braking system on Latitude
Crane Aerospace &
Electronics has been selected by Cessna Aircraft to provide the brake control
system for the new Citation Latitude mid-size business jet.
“Crane is pleased to extend
its long term relationship with Cessna. Our experience providing brake control
systems on numerous Citation products will ensure we provide a system for the
Latitude with optimum braking performance,” said David Bailey, vice president
of Landing Systems Solutions for Crane Aerospace & Electronics.
“The Citation Latitude is a
game-changer for the mid-size segment, offering the payload, speed and range
the market requires with an unmatched cabin experience at this price point,”
said Brad Thress, senior vice president, Cessna Business Jets.
The first flight of the
Citation Latitude prototype is expected to be mid-year 2014, with FAA
certification (Part 25) and entry into service expected in 2015.