November 17, 2015

Textron Aviation launches ProOwnership support solution

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 17, 2015) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today at the NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition introduced ProOwnership, an operational support and turn-key Part 91 aircraft management solution available for Cessna Citation business jets and Beechcraft King Air products.

“The beauty of our ProOwnership program is that it can be fully customized to fit each customer’s needs, making owning and operating an aircraft as enjoyable and seamless as it should be,” said Brad Thress, senior vice president, Customer Service. “Between our team’s incomparable product knowledge, our commitment to service and our work to ensure a new owner’s seamless entry into service, Textron Aviation is more than an aircraft manufacturer. Our customers rely on us to be their trusted advisors throughout their ownership experience.” 

ProOwnership’s customized solutions allow aircraft owners to use Textron Aviation’s expertise in nearly all aspects of aircraft ownership and operation. Services can include providing a Textron Aviation transition flight crew or pilot mentoring services, as well as selecting a home airport and hangar, trip planning, overseeing all maintenance events and providing concierge services.

About Textron Aviation Service

Textron Aviation, through its Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands, is renowned for its unrivaled global service network dedicated to complete life-cycle support. Textron Aviation’s support organization includes 21 company-owned facilities located around the world with expert service engineers offering maintenance, inspections, parts, repairs, avionic upgrades, equipment installations, refurbishments and other specialized services. In addition to its company-owned footprint, Textron Aviation’s jet and turboprop customers have access to a global network of nearly 200 authorized service centers. Textron Aviation also offers a mobile support program featuring more than 60 mobile service units, three dedicated support aircraft, and on-site service technicians and support. 

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Textron Aviation ProOwnership

Web page: Find Textron Aviation customer service information at http://txtav.com/en/service

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About Textron Aviation Inc.
Textron Aviation Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the leading 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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