July 25, 2016

Cessna TTx achieves EASA and additional worldwide certifications

OSHKOSH, Wis. (July 25, 2016) – Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture its high-performance Cessna TTx piston aircraft has received certifications from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as well as Argentina’s National Civil Aviation Administration and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines. With these additional certifications, the TTx, the fastest fixed-gear aircraft in its class, is now certified in more than 40 countries.

“We are excited to offer the precision and speed of the TTx to the European market and beyond, bringing customers a high performance solution that fits both personal and business travel needs,” said Doug May, vice president, Piston Aircraft. “We continue to invest in international certifications to ensure customers around the world can experience the exceptional capabilities this aircraft has to offer.”

About the Cessna TTx

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 aerial

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About Textron Aviation Inc.
Textron Aviation Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the 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 most capable 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, Bad Boy Off Road, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information visit: www.textron.com.

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