Cessna Teams with Spectrum Aeromed to Offer Medical Transport Mustang

July 26, 2010

Oshkosh, WI – July 26, 2010 –Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced it has teamed with Spectrum Aeromed to develop a medical transport version of the Citation Mustang. The announcement was made at the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual week-long conference – AirVenture 2010.

Spectrum Aeromed, based in Fargo, N.D., developed the medical interior and patient loading system for the Mustang and is pursuing a supplemental type certificate while Cessna developed the pre-installation modification including an enhanced power system and new aft-facing folding seat to accommodate patient loading.

The first delivery is set for October to Jet Budget, a Caribbean charter operator.

"Adapting the Spectrum Aeromed system for the Mustang gives this versatile aircraft one more mission profile," said Scott Sarver, Cessna manager, Special Mission Sales. "The operating economics of the Mustang, its range and performance, combined with the Spectrum Aeromed interior will make this a popular addition to the medical transport community."

The Spectrum Aeromed medical configuration is based on its 2200 series advanced life support system with storage provisions and includes a manual loading system customized for the Mustang. For more information on Spectrum Aeromed, visit www.spectrum-aeromed.com.

Cessna, which will install the system at its Citation Service Center in Wichita, expects the work to take one week to complete. Pricing for the system is being developed and will be available to customers soon.

Citation Mustang Medical Transport High Resolution Photo

Citation Mustang Medical Transport High Resolution Photo

Citation Mustang Medical Transport High Resolution Photo

Citation Mustang Medical Transport High Resolution Photo

About Cessna Aircraft Company
Cessna is the world's leading general aviation company, based on unit sales, with five major lines of business: Citation business jets, Caravan single-engine turboprops, Cessna single-engine piston aircraft, aftermarket services and lift solutions by CitationAir. In 2009, Cessna delivered 754 aircraft, including 289 Citation business jets, and reported revenues of about $3.3 billion. Since the company was originally established in 1927, more than 192,000 Cessna airplanes have been delivered around the world, including more than 6,000 Citations, making it 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 multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, 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, and Textron Systems. More information is available at www.textron.com.

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