Cessna's 206H Stationair with G1000 Receives FAA Type Certification

October 05, 2004
Wichita, KS - October 5, 2004 - Yesterday, Cessna Aircraft Company achieved full FAA type certification for the Garmin G1000-equipped 206H Stationair. This is Cessna's fourth FAA aircraft-level certification for the Garmin G1000 equipped on a single engine aircraft. Cessna received FAA certification for the 182T Skylane on June 17, 2004, certification for the T182T Turbo Skylane on June 25, 2004, and certification for the T206H Turbo Stationair on September 9, 2004.

Cessna engineers are currently working with the FAA on certification of the 172 Skyhawk. Cessna will deliver its first G1000 equipped 172 Skyhawk in 2005.

Cessna Aircraft Company is a subsidiary of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT). Textron is a $10 billion multi-industry company with more than 43,000 employees in 40 countries. The company leverages its global network of aircraft, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO and Greenlee, among others. More information is available at www.textron.com. More information about Cessna Aircraft Company is available at www.cessna.com.

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