Category Archive: Akron-Canton News

Akron-Canton Airport sets open house to review master plan – The Independent

Area residents can hear details about Akron-Canton Airport’s work on a master plan during an open house on Thursday. The project has been under development since 2012 with the goal of outlining planned growth for the next 20 years. It overlaps with the airport’s CAK 2018 plan, which began in 2008 and projected 10 improvements …

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Cessna Bringing Upgraded Sovereign To Market – Aviation Week

Cessna Aircraft hopes to bring a new Citation Sovereign to market next year that incorporates many of the same upgrades found on the Citation Ten, now called the X, along with improved range and performance. The Sovereign will be equipped with new Pratt & Whitney Canada 306D engines that, when combined with new winglets, will …

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OPShots Photographer Spotlight: Gary Starcher – Our Akron Connection

OPShots contributor Gary Starcher has been our eyes and ears at Akron-Canton airport for a long time, contributing over 2,000 photos to the site documenting the comings and goings at Hopkins airport’s  main competitor.  His photos document the rise of AirTran  at the field, as well as extensive coverage of business and general aviation movements …

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Sikorsky Secures Largest Order For S-92 | AVIATION WEEK

British helicopter operator Bond Aviation is acquiring 16 Sikorsky S-92 long-range, medium-lift helicopters as it plans a global expansion of its offshore oil and gas exploration support activities. Announced during the 2012 Heli-Expo in Dallas on Feb. 13, the order is the single largest for the S-92, which entered the market in September 2004. The …

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