Genesis Aviation of Shanghai Joins Aviation Supplies as Cessna Citation Dealer in China

April 13, 2011

Shanghai, China – April 13, 2011 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at the Shanghai International Air Show the appointment of Genesis Aviation of Shanghai as an Authorized Sales Representative in China for Citation business jets. Genesis joins long-time Cessna representative Aviation Supplies in marketing Citations in the People's Republic of China.

"We are thrilled to offer additional avenues for the burgeoning market in China to learn more about the benefits of business aviation," said Trevor Esling, Cessna vice president, International Sales. "Because of their work in corporate mergers and acquisitions, they are uniquely positioned to advise growing manufacturing, mining and finance companies, as well as high net worth individuals on the benefits of business jet use and ownership."

Esling said Genesis principals Michael Lindell and Frank Wu have been involved in the China aviation scene for many years as consultants and facilitators to both Chinese and European companies and both have an excellent relationship with Cessna Finance Company.

Cessna's enhanced sales distribution channel in People's Republic of China is as follows:

Genesis Investments
Jet aircraft - Citation products

Frank Wu
Managing Director
+86 (138) 1712 1618 mobile
Genesis Investments
Unit 604B/605, Tower B
Golden Eagle Mansion
1518 Minsheng Road
Shanghai 200135

Michael Lindell
+86 138 1654 1413 mobile

Aviation Supplies
All products - Citations (jet), Caravans (turboprop), single-engine propeller for select accounts, spare parts for any Cessna

Alfred Lau
Aviation Supplies
+86 138 0128 2626 mobile
Room 12A07, Bldg. A
No. 66 Xiaguangli North Rd.
East Third Ring Rd.
Beijing 100027

Lucy Jin
Sales Manager
Aviation Supplies
+86 139 1722 0910 mobile
Rm. 2905, Tower E
No. 82 CaoBao Rd.
Shanghai 200235

Prominent Technology Enterprise Ltd. (PTE)
All Cessna single-engine propeller products excluding Caravans

Wilson W. Liao
Managing Director
+86 (139) 0116 4027 mobile
Prominent Technology Enterprise Ltd. (PTE) Ltd.
Room 1910, Bldg B. Millennium Plaza
No. 72 Xisanhuanbeilu, Hai Dian District
Beijing 100048

Frank Yi
Sales Director
+86 (139) 1028 5468 mobile

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

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