Cessna Delivers Second Citation Mustang; Displays Two Mustangs at Sun 'n Fun

April 17, 2007

Lakeland, FL - April 17, 2007 - Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the second Citation Mustang was delivered into demo service last week. The aircraft is on display here at the Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In along with another Citation Mustang.

“The production facility is ramping up and further deliveries are planned for later this month. We are on track to deliver 40 Citation Mustangs this year,” said Roger Whyte, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing.

The Garmin G1000 equipped Citation Mustang is the first aircraft with an integrated flight deck that is certified to take advantage of WAAS navigation features, including approaches that provide both lateral and vertical guidance. The Garmin G1000 avionics suite also includes a new feature called SafeTaxi which gives a graphical representation of the aircraft on the ground in the airport environment.

The six-place Citation Mustang has a top speed of 340 ktas (nearly 400 miles per hour), a range of 1,150 nautical miles (1,323 statute miles/2,130 km – NBAA IFR Reserves) and a service ceiling of 41,000 feet (12,500 m).

Based on unit sales, Cessna Aircraft Company is the world's largest manufacturer of general aviation airplanes. In 2006, Cessna delivered 1,239 aircraft, including 307 Citation business jets, and reported revenues of about $4.2 billion and a backlog of $8.5 billion. Since the company was originally established in 1927, more than 189,000 Cessna airplanes have been delivered to nearly every country in the world. The global fleet of almost 5,000 Citations is the largest fleet of business jets in the world. More information about Cessna Aircraft Company is available at www.cessna.com.

Textron Inc. is an $11 billion multi-industry company operating in 32 countries with approximately 40,000 employees. 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 Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Fluid & Power, Textron Systems and Textron Financial Corporation. More information is available at www.textron.com.


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