February 27, 2017

New 1View platform transforms technical publications for Textron Aviation customers

WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 27, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced the launch of its innovative technical publications platform – 1View – where Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker customers can access all maintenance manuals, flight documents and service information for their aircraft.

“Developed with input from our customers, 1View provides a simple, easy-to-use platform to access all technical manuals and flight documents,” said Kriya Shortt, senior vice president, Customer Service. “We have already introduced the platform to several customers and their feedback has been extremely positive. We continue to explore solutions to make support more accessible to our customers, and 1View is the latest example of that mission.”

Designed with accessibility and ease-of-use in mind, the all-in-one system combines the best functionality of the well-known Cesview and Interactive Maintenance Libraries (IML). The 1View platform includes advanced features such as single sign-on, the ability to add annotations, E-commerce integration to generate part order lists, enhanced search features, history tracking and bookmarking.

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 a global footprint of company-owned service centers staffed 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 facilities. Textron Aviation also offers a mobile support program featuring more than 60 mobile service units, six dedicated support aircraft and on-site service technicians and support.

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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. For more than 90 years, the Textron Aviation brands have represented unrivaled innovation, performance and leadership in the industry, offering an unmatched value proposition rooted in the total ownership experience. Leveraging unparalleled speed-to-market, Textron Aviation provides the most versatile and comprehensive business and 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. Textron Aviation has delivered more than 250,000 aircraft in over 143 countries. Its broad range of products include such best-selling aircraft as Citation 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, Textron Off Road, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information visit: www.textron.com.

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