Cessna Activities at Latin America Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition - LABACE São Paulo

August 06, 2013

WICHITA, Kan., Aug 6, 2013 - Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, will this year be showcasing the newest items in Cessna's wide-ranging portfolio of aircraft, including the Citation Latitude mock-up, the evolutionary new Citation Sovereign and the powerful utility turboprop, the Grand Caravan EX and TTx. The exhibit, Latin America Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (LABACE) is the world´s second largest business aviation convention, and Latin America´s largest. The show will take place in São Paulo, Brazil. Cessna's exhibit will be hosted by TAM Aviação Executiva, a Cessna Authorized Sales Facility in Brazil.

Cessna media activities during the show will include:

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Cessna and TAM will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, August 14 at 5:30 p.m. local time, at the TAM exhibit.

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

  • Roxanne Bernstein, senior vice president, Marketing and Communications
  • Jodi Noah, senior vice president, Single Engine and Propeller Aircraft
  • Kriya Shortt, senior vice president, Sales

Exhibit Details
Dates: Wednesday, August 14 through Friday, August 16
Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The joint Cessna/TAM static display includes the following aircraft:

  • Citation Latitude mock up
  • Citation Sovereign
  • Citation XLS+
  • Cessna TTx
  • Cessna T206H Turbo Stationair
  • Citation CJ4
  • Cessna Mustang
  • Grand Caravan EX

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.

About TAM Aviação Executiva
National leader in the market of business aircrafts, TAM Aviação Executiva was founded in 1960 under the name of Táxi Aéreo Marília. Besides the market of business aircrafts, as exclusive representative in Brazil of Cessna (since 1982) and Bell Helicopter (since 2004), the company offers integrated services such as aircraft maintenance, FBO, training sales (representative of the Flight Safety International since 2003 ), management and chartering of aircrafts.


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