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Cessna secures multiple Skyhawk orders in China

SHANGHAI, China (April 13, 2015) – Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has secured orders from four companies in China for the Cessna Skyhawk 172, further demonstrating the aircraft’s continued leadership in pilot training “The Cessna Skyhawk is the world’s most popular and technologically advanced flight training

Cessna opens ABACE with Citation XLS+ order, hosts first Chinese Citation XLS+ Operator Conference 

SHANGHAI, China (April XX, 2015) – Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, opened the 2015 Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition today announcing a new order for the Citation XLS+ business jet in China. FT Business Jets Co. Ltd., based in Shanghai, plans to offer charter operations

Cessna celebrates roll out of first production Citation Latitude

WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 29, 2015 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today celebrated the roll out of the first production Citation Latitude at the company’s Wichita, Kansas manufacturing facility, just three years since being announced to the market. The assembly of the Latitude features a variety

Cessna Citation Sovereign+ and M2 make MEBA debut

DUBAI, Dec. 9, 2014 – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is exhibiting its Cessna Citation Sovereign+ and Citation M2 for the first time in Dubai at this year’s Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) conference from Dec. 8-10, representing the company’s continued investment in new products to serve operators in the region and

Cessna Citation X+ sets coast-to-coast speed record

    ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 – Demonstrating its rank as the maker of the fastest civil aircraft in the world, Cessna Aircraft Company announced today at the annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention & Exhibition that the recently certified Citation X+ has set several city-to-city speed records for its weight class including

Textron Aviation to open expanded Paris service center to serve Beechcraft, Cessna, Hawker customers

WICHITA, October. 17, 2014 — Textron Aviation, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it will open a larger, state-of-the-art service center at Paris-Le Bourget Airport, making maintenance and modification work even more convenient for Europe’s Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker owners. The new facility will include more than 156,000 square feet of customer, office and

Cessna Citation M2 receives certifications in Brazil and Argentina, makes LABACE debut

SÃO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 12, 2014– Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition that that Citation M2 – making its LABACE debut – has gained final certification from civil aviation authorities in Brazil and Argentina, paving the

Textron Aviation remains bullish on Latin American market

SÃO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 11, 2014 – For the past few years, the market for business aviation in Latin America has been one of the largest in the world for both Beechcraft Corporation and Cessna Aircraft Company. Now that both companies have come together under the banner of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:

Cessna to deliver four Skyhawks to University of Dubuque 

OSHKOSH, Wis., July 31, 2014 — Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 an order for four 172S Skyhawks from the University of Dubuque in Iowa. Delivery of the aircraft in September will complete the transition to an all Garmin G1000-equipped

Cessna Stationair to sport new interior seating option 

OSHKOSH, Wis., July 28, 2014 — Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh it will offer a new seating option for the Cessna 206 Stationair that provides the versatility for up to five different cabin seating configurations. The cabin seating option, available