Cessna Positions Newest Mobile Service Unit in Georgia

May 02, 2011

Wichita, KS – May 2, 2011 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has positioned its newest Mobile Service Unit at Preferred Jet Center LLC near Atlanta at Cobb County Airport-McCollum Field.

The Atlanta MSU, the 12th in the fleet, will serve Cessna Citation customers primarily in central and northern Georgia, southeastern Tennessee and northeastern Alabama.

Cessna plans to position six additional MSUs this year including one in Canada and a second in Europe. MSUs are now serving customers domestically from locations in Texas, California, Colorado, Indiana, Florida, Georgia, Ohio and North Carolina. In addition, Cessna currently operates one MSU in France.

Cessna's mobile units provide planned and unplanned maintenance in customer hangars. The specially outfitted trucks carry many tools and equipment found in Cessna Citation Service Centers and can handle a variety of procedures including engine exchanges. Cessna MSUs are key components of Cessna's ServiceDirect initiative, which also includes AOG Go Teams, the Air Response Team, HomeService and Temporary Personnel Support.

High Resolution Photo — Cessna MSU

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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