Sun 'n Fun Preview

March 23, 2012

Wichita, KS - March 23, 2012 - Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is excited to be part of this year's edition of the Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland, Fla. As part of our efforts to show our continued dedication to general aviation, we will be announcing news that addresses innovative new programs, system improvements, aircraft line flow and aircraft orders. We will be hosting a question and answer session from 10 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, March 27 at the Cessna pavilion. We will have our propeller business leaders available for this session.

If you would like to schedule a specific one-on-one timeframe with one of our business leaders during this window, contact Andy Woodward at 316-517-1927 by March 26.

Cessna Leadership attending Sun 'N Fun:

  • Jodi Noah, Senior VP Cessna Single Engine/Propeller Aircraft
  • Tracy Leopold, Business Leader, Cessna 162
  • Terry Shriner, Business Leader, TTX
  • Jeff Umscheid, Business Leader, 172, 182, 206
  • Brian Rohloff, Business Leader Citation Mustang and M2

We would also like to announce a special presentation to benefit the Veterans Airlift Command at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28 by the Citation Mustang, American Patriot display. The Citation Mustang, American Patriot will be on display at the Cessna exhibition through Friday evening, and will be doing fly-bys at approximately noon before the air show on Saturday March 31 and April 1. For more information on this Veterans Airlift Command mission, please contact Andy Woodward or Shanda Carney.

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

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


Andy Woodward
+1 316 641 3579

Shanda Carney
+1 316 218 8589

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David Rosenberg, Vice President, Investor Relations
(401) 457-2288
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