Embry-Riddle to advance aviation education with updated aircraft from Textron, Diamond Aircraft

Aviation and aerospace institution Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has announced plans to replace many of its existing aircraft with at least 60 new Cessna Skyhawks from Textron Aviation Inc., the company said.

Textron Aviation is a a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company.

The university will also add four new Diamond DA42-VI aircraft from Diamond Aircraft Industries, school leadership said today.

The fleet replenishment reflects Embry-Riddle´s continuous effort to advance aviation education in service to students by ensuring that the school´s fleet is updated on a regular basis.