• July 21, 2021

A new canopy replacement system could cost as much as $1.4 billion, but it’s still not available in the U.S.

In this Feb. 11, 2018 file photo, the canopy of a Cessna 172C, pictured at the company’s factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is seen on the factory floor in Chattanooga.The canopy replacement for the Cessnas twin-engine aircraft is one of the most significant safety advances in decades.But for now, the new canopy for the twin-engined, single-seat…

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Gold canopy replacement could cost $15M to $20M to install

A new bed made from recycled materials is a new way to save the cost of installing new fabric canopy for a home in rural Tennessee, but the state is struggling to find a manufacturer willing to produce it.The state is using the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Fabric Outlet Manufacturing Program to buy fabric for…

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