Electrified Cessna Caravan makes first flight

On 28 May 2020 MagniX celebrated the first flight of its next project to electrify aircraft, the eCaravan. Now it concerned an even larger aircraft than the Beaver last year, a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan!

Cessna SkyCourier makes first flight

Textron Aviation's newest aircraft, the Cessna 408 SkyCourier, made its first flight from Wichita-Beech Field in Kansas on Sunday 17 May 2020.

Gulfstream G700 first flight

On Valentines Day the prototype of the Gulfstream G700, registered N700GA (c/n 87001), made its first flight from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport.

Airbus A330-800 receives type certificate

Airbus has received the certification papers for its smallest wide body aircraft, the A330-800, on 13 February 2020both in Europe and the USA.

First flight of A321P2F

The classic A321 is the first of the Airbus narrow body family to have a cargo version. The first converted aircraft made its first flight on 5 February 2020 in Singapore.