Beechcraft Denali Makes First Flight Marking Start To Their Flight Test Program (Photo: Textron)

Textron’s Beechcraft Denali Completes Its First Flight

On Tuesday, Textron Aviation's Beechcraft Denali  — the manufacturer's brand new single-engine turboprop aircraft — took off for the skies and completed its first flight. With high hopes of certification by 2023, the flight marks the beginning of the aircraft's “flight test” phase and looks to potentially prove the aircraft's top-of-the-line performance. Formed in 2014, the aircraft manufacture, Textron Aviation, consists of well-recognized brands including that of Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker.  “Today’s landmark flight is not only a significant occasion for…