November 9, 2015

Cessna TTx earns Australian certification

WICHITA, Kan. (Nov. 9, 2015) – Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced that its Cessna TTx, the fastest aircraft  in its class, has received certification by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, paving the way for deliveries in Australia. 

“With Australia’s active general aviation population, we see great potential for the high performance TTx,” said Doug May, vice president, Piston Aircraft. “Whether it’s being used for personal travel or as an entry level business tool, the speed and precision of the TTx make it a natural fit for a country as large and economically dynamic as Australia.”

The TTx delivers 235 knots at high speed cruise along with the confident feel of DirectControl technology that hands-on pilots love. With a cockpit designed around the pilot, the TTx integrates technology and ergonomics to create a powerful yet comfortable flight experience. Featuring Garmin G2000 avionics, the all-glass touchscreen cockpit is the most advanced flight deck in its category and gives pilots the intuitive command they desire. Crafted with a lighter, stronger, all-composite body and wing, the aircraft provides unparalleled strength, stability and durability.

Image:  Cessna TTx

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About Textron Aviation Inc.
Textron Aviation Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the iconic Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands, which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying. The Textron Aviation companies include Cessna Aircraft Company and Beechcraft Corporation, bringing together decades of unmatched experience in designing, building and supporting airplanes. It provides the most versatile and comprehensive general aviation product portfolio in the world through five principal lines of business: business jets, general aviation and special mission turboprop aircraft, high performance piston aircraft, military trainer and defense aircraft, and a complete global customer service organization. Its broad range of products include such best-selling aircraft as Citation and Hawker business jets, King Air and Caravan turboprops and T-6 military trainer aircraft, all of which are backed by the industry’s largest global service network. For more information, visit txtav.com.

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, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information visit: www.textron.com.

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