Cessna Activities at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

July 19, 2013

Wichita, KS - July 19, 2013 — Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, will this year launch their largest exhibition on record at EAA AirVenture 2013. Cessna will be showcasing their wide product line including the newest additions; the TTx, the Turbo Skylane JT-A and the Grand Caravan EX.

Cessna media activities during the show will include:

Press Conference
Cessna will hold its press conference on Monday, July 29 at 10:00 a.m. local time, at the Cessna exhibit.

Company Executive Interviews
The following Cessna executives will be available for interviews during EAA AirVenture:

  • Jodi Noah, senior vice president, Single Engine and Propeller Aircraft
  • Kriya Shortt, senior vice president, Sales
  • Lannie O’Bannion, business leader, Cessna Caravan
  • Brian Steele, business leader, TTx
  • Jeff Umscheid, business leader, Cessna Skyhawk, Skylane, and Stationair

Media Flights

Media flights are available on a limited basis. Please contact Hannah Summers, details below, to schedule a flight on available aircraft.

No. 1 Cessna
Cessna will host a special guest on Monday, July 29. NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray will be at the Cessna exhibit signing autographs from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and again from 1:00 p.m. through 2:00 p.m. His No. 1 Cessna car will be on display at the Cessna exhibit throughout the week.

Cessna Show Exhibit
Monday, July 29 through Sunday, August 4
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Cessna’s planned static display includes the following aircraft:

  • TTx
  • Turbo Skylane JT-A
  • Grand Caravan EX
  • Caravan
  • Turbo Stationair
  • Turbo Stationair Amphibian
  • Citation Mustang
  • Citation CJ4
  • Skycatcher
  • Mobile Service Unit
  • Discover Flying Challenge Skyhawk aircraft
  • (3) Bad Boy Buggies
  • Bell 407 Helicopter

About Cessna
Cessna is the world's leading general aviation company. Since its inception in 1927, Cessna has designed, produced and delivered nearly 200,000 airplanes around the globe. This includes 6,500 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 2012, Cessna delivered 571 aircraft, including 181 Citation business jets, and reported revenues of $3.111 billion. More information about Cessna Aircraft Company is available at cessna.com.

About Textron
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 textron.com.

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Contact

Andy Woodward
Cell: +1 316 641 3579
Email: awoodward@cessna.com

Hannah Summers
Cell: +1 316 249 6524
Email: hsummers@cessna.com

Connect with Textron IR

Eric Salander, Vice President, Investor Relations
(401) 457-2288
Cameron Vollmuth, Manager,
Investor Relations (401) 457-2288

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