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10/31/2006

New Press Release


A new press release was delivered to PRWeb this morning. Our site has the whole release here. Or read this whole news article.

Pilots Attempt Record Flight Distance Record in Cessna Citation 501 FJ44 Eagle II

National Aeronautic Association (NAA) Queries Pilot to Attempt New Record for this Class
HAYWARD , CA (PRWeb) November 1, 2006 – In the early hours of Wednesday morning, November 1st, pilots Matt Brooks and Alan Cirino will attempt to set the record for distance in the 6614 – 13,228 pound Weight Class. The aircraft will leave from the Hayward Executive Airport, and head east.

Ardenbrook, Inc. has already carved a proud record into the Aviation History Books. In May of 2004, a flight crew headed by Matt Brooks set a Round the World record "West Bound" for the weight class listed above in his Cessna Citation 501 FJ44 Eagle II.

The National Aeronautic Association recently queried Brooks as to whether he had any interest in attempting the previously-unset record of the greatest distance flown between two points. Brooks, who received his first pilot's license at age 13, will command this record flight with Alan Cirino, Chief Pilot for Ardenbrook, and a professional pilot since 1966. After the distance flight, Brooks and Cirino will reposition the aircraft to Lincoln, NE and plan on attempting three more records: (1) Time to Climb (without payload) to 3000 meters (9842 feet), (2) Closed Circuit Course - 1000 km (539.9 miles), and (3) Closed Circuit Course - 2000 km (1079 miles).

The NAA encourages pilots of all levels of experience to set records each year. National and world records can be set in any type of aircraft and for a variety of different tasks – including altitude, speed and distance. Airplane records are classified by engine-type and aircraft weight, making it possible for a variety of aviators – even pilots owning small single-engine planes – to establish a national or world mark.

Details of the flight can be found at www.ardenflight.net.

The flight is sponsored by the NAA, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., Williams International, LLC., and Mather Aviation, LLC.

The full content of the release can be read here.

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