Cessna activities at Barrett Jackson car auction

January 06, 2014

WICHITA, Kan., Jan 06, 2013 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, will show support for American military heroes by donating a restored 1959 Cessna L-19E “Bird Dog” to be auctioned at the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Saturday, Jan 18. The L-19E will be auctioned alongside a Dodge M37 truck restored and donated by Okoboji Classic Cars, forming a unique pair of historical items offered in a single auction lot. The proceeds from the auction of these two items will go to support the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF). As the exclusive aviation sponsor of the Barrett-Jackson car auction, Cessna will have aircraft on display throughout the show at the company’s exhibit.

Cessna L-19 “Bird Dog” and M37 Dodge Auction

  • Saturday, Jan 18, 1 p.m. (MST)

Cessna Exhibit Details

  • Address: Westworld of Scottsdale, 16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
  • Dates: Sunday, January 12 through Sunday, January 19

The Cessna static display includes the following:

  • Cessna L-19E Bird Dog
  • Cessna TTx
  • Dodge M37 three-quarter ton pickup truck
  • Bell Helicopter 407GX
  • E-Z-GO Bad Boy Buggies

Exhibit hours (MST):

  • Sunday, 8 a.m. through 5 p.m.
  • Monday, 8 a.m. through 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday - Thursday, 8 a.m. through 9 p.m.
  • Friday - Saturday, 8 a.m. through 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, 8 a.m. through 5 p.m.

Company Executive Interviews

  • Kriya Shortt, senior vice president, Sales
  • Roxanne Bernstein, senior vice president, Marketing
  • Brad Thress, senior vice president, Business Jets
  • Rhonda Fullerton, director, Citation Special Olympics Airlift

For additional information, contact:

Hannah Summers
Cell: +1 316 249 6524

Stephanie Harder
Cell: +316 517 8702


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 The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson, the world’s leading collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, specializes in providing products and services to astute classic and collector car owners and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ in Scottsdale, Ariz., Palm Beach, Fla., Reno Tahoe, Nev. and Las Vegas, Nev., where hundreds of the world’s most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance offering for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. With an unprecedented expert staff, including Craig Jackson, Steve Davis and Gary Bennett who have over 130 years of combined experience in the automotive field, Barrett-Jackson offers the most diverse and desirable inventory accompanied with trustworthy and transparent customer service. More information about Barrett-Jackson, including details on expanded television coverage on the FOX family of networks which includes the National Geographic channel, can be found at www.barrett-jackson.com , or by calling (480) 421-6694. ‘Like’ us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @Barrett_Jackson .

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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