Yingling Aviation, Cessna, CAV Aerospace and Garmin International are collaborating to provide FedEx Express an upgrade to its fleet of Cessna 208 Caravan cargo aircraft with the TKS Ice Protection System and Garmin G600 avionics suite. FedEx Express owns a fleet of approximately 250 Cessna Caravan aircraft. Yingling is performing the installation work at its facility in Wichita.
Yingling, which has been modifying the Fed Ex airplanes with the TKS systems and Garmin G600 avionics suites which include an all-glass Primary Flight Display (PFD) and Multifunctional Display (MFD) with industry-leading features like Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT) and SafeTaxi, at a rate of 50 aircraft per year, has become the world’s most experienced and efficient installer of both systems. Cessna and Garmin provide technical support.