Cessna Citation CJ4 Highlights Exhibit at LABACE in Brazil

August 10, 2011

Wichita, KS – August 10, 2011 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is featuring the Citation CJ4 at the Latin America Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition this week in São Paulo.

The show, opening Thursday at São Paulo's Congonhas Airport, is one of the most important business aviation trade shows in the world supporting one of the largest business jet markets in the world. Brazil's fleet of Citations is the biggest national Citation fleet outside the U.S. at 263 – 10 percent of those are Mustangs – and there are nearly 500 Citations across Latin America.

For LABACE, Cessna will support its authorized sales representative in Brazil, TAM Aviaçao Executiva, with sales support and a lineup of Cessna aircraft including the Corvalis TT, 182 Skylane, Grand Caravan, Citation Mustang, Citation Sovereign, Citation CJ4 and a Citation X with winglets.

In addition to the Citation, the Cessna Caravan turboprop also has had success in Brazil with an average of 10 percent of annual Cessna Caravan deliveries going there each over the past decade. One of the largest Caravan operators in the world, Força Aérea Brasileira recently took delivery of its 32nd aircraft.

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About Cessna Aircraft Company
Cessna is the world's leading general aviation company. Since its inception in 1927, Cessna has designed, produced and delivered more than 192,500 airplanes around the globe. This includes more than 6,100 Citation business jets, making it the largest fleet of business jets in the world. Today, Cessna has two principal lines of business: aircraft sales and aftermarket services. Aircraft sales include Citation business jets, Caravan single-engine utility turboprops, single-engine piston aircraft and lift solutions by CitationAir. Aftermarket services include parts, maintenance, inspection and repair services. In 2010, Cessna delivered 535 aircraft, including 179 Citation business jets, and reported revenues of $2.6 billion. More information about Cessna Aircraft Company is available at 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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