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Cessna to announce new generation of Corvalis TT this month

Cessna Aircraft plans to announce a new version of its Corvalis high-performance single-engine piston aircraft later this month.

Cessna will make the announcement at the Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland, Fla. March 29.

A mock-up of the new product will be at the company's static display at the show.

The current twin turbo-charged 400 Corvalis TT, has a top speed of 235 knots and a service ceiling of 25,000 feet.

Cessna delivered 41 Corvalis TT aircraft in 2009 and seven in 2010.

Cessna acquired the aircraft, along with the Corvalis 350, when it acquired Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing Co. in November 2007. Cessna changed the  names from the Columbia 350 and 400.