Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co., has been selected by Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, to provide the brake control system and the landing gear position sensing system for the new Cessna Citation Longitude business jet.
“We are honored to be on board Cessna’s newest Citation model,” said Brendan Curran, President of Crane Aerospace & Electronics. “Being selected is a testament to our proven track record of providing brake control and landing gear position sensing systems for various Cessna Citation models.” The Brake Control System for the Citation Longitude will be the first Brake-By-Wire system for a Cessna business jet, and will also include brake temperature monitoring functionality. The Landing Gear Position Sensing System will leverage proven Crane electronics and proximity sensor designs to provide accurate and reliable indication of the landing gear position.
The new Citation Longitude was announced at the 2015 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics has over 65 years of experience in providing landing gear electronics systems, including brake control and landing gear indication and control systems, with more than 30,000 systems in operation today.
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