Nextant G90XT gains FAA certificate
Nextant Aerospace (a Directional Aviation Capital company) has received FAA certification for their new entry level aircraft, the G90XT turboprop.
“Just two years ago, we announced the launch of the G90XT program.”
Jay Heublein, executive vice president for Nextant said: “Just two years ago, we announced the launch of the G90XT program. Our goal was to deliver an entry level, twin-engine turboprop that offered the best combination of overall value, performance, and cabin comfort in the category. We specifically focused on creating the safest single-pilot operating platform in the industry, and the G90XT has exceeded our expectations. I’m very appreciative of our team members who worked on the program and the great group of partners who collaborated on this project with Nextant. Together we have created an exceptional aircraft that was delivered in a timely manner and on budget.”
The G90XT features the General Electric H75 engine along with the fully integrated Regent flight deck based on the GARMIN G1000 avionics suite.
“Our approach with the G90XT was aligned with our first offering, the 400XTi. Through our unique remanufacturing process, we take a good aircraft and make it a great one.”
Heublein added: “Our approach with the G90XT was aligned with our first offering, the 400XTi. Through our unique remanufacturing process, we take a good aircraft and make it a great one. By working with actual operators of the aircraft, we systematically identified potential areas of improvement and delivered solutions to address those items. The integration of an entirely new environmental cooling system which moves 300% more air in the cabin was created in direct response to operator feedback that implied the aircraft needed better ground cooling capacity.”
The new G90XT will be assembled at the Cleveland facility in Ohio, and the company plans to enter production in 2016.