Cessna Displays Broad Lineup at Sun ’n Fun Fly-In

April 08, 2008
Lakeland, FL - April 8, 2008 - Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, will feature 10 aircraft from its broad range of Citation business jets, turbo-prop powered Caravans and single engine aircraft at the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In from April 8-13 in Lakeland, Fla.

The Cessna 350 and 400 are making their debut as part of the Cessna display at Sun 'n Fun, joining the company's entire line of single-engine pistons: SkyCatcher, Skyhawk SP, Skylane and Turbo Stationair. Also scheduled to participate are the Citation CJ1+, Citation Mustang, G1000 and TKS-equipped Grand Caravan and Grand Caravan with Oasis Interior.

Cessna's aircraft display at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport is located outside the Cessna Center – a permanent 2,400-square-foot multi-purpose educational center built in 2006 with a $250,000 investment by the Cessna Foundation. When not being used as the company's Sun 'n Fun Fly-In headquarters, the facility hosts workshops and forums.

After a successful debut at the 2007 event, Cessna merchandise will again be available for sale inside the Cessna Center.

About Cessna Aircraft Company
Based on unit sales, Cessna Aircraft Company is the world's largest manufacturer of general aviation airplanes. In 2007, Cessna delivered 1,272 aircraft, including 387 Citation business jets, and reported revenues of about $5 billion. Cessna has a current backlog of $12.6 billion. Since the company was originally established in 1927, some 190,000 Cessna airplanes have been delivered to nearly every country in the world. The global fleet of more than 5,100 Citations is the largest fleet of business jets in the world. More information about Cessna Aircraft Company is available at www.cessna.com.

About Textron Inc.
Textron Inc. is a $13.2 billion multi-industry company operating in 34 countries with approximately 44,000 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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