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Bell Helicopter Prague Delivers First Fully Customized Aircraft From New State-of-the-Art Facility.

The company continues to expand its capabilities to better serve European customers. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the completion of the first fully customized aircraft from its new European state-of-the-art Customization and Delivery Center located in Prague. The customer, Air Transport Europe of Slovakia, recently accepted three newly customized Bell 429… Read More ›

Bell 429 to feature in Red Bull TV Series, The Horn

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is proud to announce that a Bell 429 will feature in this season’s Red Bull TV series, The Horn. Launching On Demand globally on Red Bull TV on October 17, the six-part original docuseries is shot through the first responders’ eyes and set in the shadows of the… Read More ›

Fusion-equipped Beechcraft King Air models certified in Brazil

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has received certification from Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) for its line of Pro Line Fusion-equipped Beechcraft King Air turboprop aircraft with cabin enhancements. Deliveries into the Latin American region are imminent, beginning with a King Air… Read More ›

Bell Helicopter to Display Latest Commercial and Military Products at Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today its participation at the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016 (JA2016) held October 12 through October 15 at Tokyo Big Sight. Leadership from Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation and Textron Systems will be available in booth #W3-018 to discuss their innovative product lines, customizable aircraft offerings, as… Read More ›

Textron Aviation supports business aviation growth in China.

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE) that three years after establishing a joint venture between Cessna Aircraft Company and China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company (CAIGA), deliveries of the Cessna Caravan single-engine utility turboprop have increased nearly 80 percent in country. Textron… Read More ›

First Cessna Citation enters commercial airline service in Europe.

Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced that its customer, Hahn Air Lines, is operating a fleet of Cessna Citation CJ4s for scheduled airline service, making the CJ4 the first Citation business jet to be used for commercial airline service. The German scheduled and charter airline… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER DELIVERS BELL 412EPI TO CHONGQING GENERAL AVIATION.

Aircraft is the First Bell 412 Type Certified Aircraft in China. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the delivery of a Bell 412EPI to Chongqing General Aviation (CQGA). The helicopter is the first certified Bell 412 type aircraft to operate in China and will be used for fire-fighting missions. A delivery… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER INTRODUCES THE FIRST TWO BELL 429S TO POLAND.

New Aircraft to be Configured for Corporate Missions Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced signed purchase agreements with two private customers for the first two Bell 429s to be delivered in Poland. The deal became official during a formal signing ceremony at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA). The agreement was signed on behalf of Bell… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER EXPANDS MISSION CAPABILITIES IN CHINA.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) announced the sale of two Bell 412EPI and two Bell 407GX aircraft to Chongqing General Aviation Co., Ltd. The signing marks the first Bell aircraft to be used in China for parapublic missions, including firefighting and search and rescue (SAR). The four aircraft are the first Bell Helicopters purchased by Chongqing General… Read More ›

TRANSPORT CANADA AND THE NATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION AGENCY OF BRAZIL CERTIFY THE BELL 429WLG.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the initial certification of the Bell 429WLG by Transport Canada and the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil. Unveiled in October 2013 at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference, the helicopter combines the advanced capabilities of the Bell 429 with the added operational flexibility of retractable wheeled landing gear…. Read More ›

CESSNA’S TTX RECEIVES TYPE CERTIFICATION IN BRAZIL.

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has received type certification of the all-composite TTx aircraft in Brazil from the Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil. Deliveries of the world’s fastest certified single-engine fixed-gear aircraft to customers in Brazil commenced in November at Cessna’s facility in Independence, Kansas. The TTx gained U.S. type certification from… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER SHOWCASES NEXT GENERATION PRODUCTS AND UPGRADES AT 2013 DUBAI AIRSHOW.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will have a strong presence at the2013 Dubai Airshow, the Middle East’s leading aerospace event, held at Dubai World Central November 17-21. Bell Helicopter will feature a number of commercial and military aircraft on static display, showcasing their outstanding capabilities to meet the unique mission requirements in… Read More ›

CESSNA DELIVERS FIRST CITATION MUSTANG FOR INDIA DEBUT.

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, delivered the first Citation Mustang destined for service in India. IRM Limited, one of the largest integrated travel and travel-related financial services company in India, took delivery of the best-selling Citation business jet during a ceremony at the Cessna delivery center in Independence, Kan. The delivery ceremony… Read More ›

CITATION LATITUDE DELIVERING ADVANCED CAPABILITIES TO MID-SIZE CATEGORY.

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced a significant addition to the eagerly anticipated Citation Latitude mid-size business jet. The cockpit of the seven- to nine-passenger jet will come equipped with auto-throttles as part of the Garmin G5000 avionics package. The Citation Latitude mock-up is on display throughout the National Business Aviation… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER UNVEILS THE BELL 429WLG AT NBAA 2013.

Announces First Commercial Order from Rio Iruya. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will display the Bell 429WLG for the first time at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2013 conference, held this year in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 22 to 24. The aircraft is an upgrade to the Bell 429 and features wheeled landing gear in place of… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER FURTHERS MARKET PRESENCE AT AVIATION EXPO CHINA: AGREEMENTS FOR 14 AIRCRAFT SIGNED AT EXPO.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) continues to expand its regional presence in China, announcing several recent purchase agreements with new and returning customers in the growing Chinese marketplace. While at Aviation Expo China, Bell Helicopter signed an agreement to sell two Bell 407GXs to General Dynamic Aero Industry. “The Bell 407GX continues to gain… Read More ›

AERONAUTICAL ACCESSORIES ADDS NEW BELL 407 ITEMS.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced two new accessories for the Bell 407 including a self-sealing fuel cell kit and a passenger ballistic protection system. The new products will be distributed under Bell Helicopters‘s Aeronautical Accessories brand. The Bell 407 Self-Sealing Fuel Cell Kit is an alternative to the Bell 407 standard… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER WINS DELAWARE STATE POLICE CONTRACT FOR TWO BELL 429S.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that it has secured an agreement with the Delaware State Police for the supply of two Bell 429 aircraft. The multi-mission configured Bell 429s will be utilized for both airborne law enforcement operations and helicopter emergency medical services. “For the mission and operations for the Delaware State Police, we… Read More ›

SKYBOOKS TO BE OFFERED ON ALL MD HELICOPTERS 2013 DELIVERIES.

SkyBOOKS Inc., a subsidiary of Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is pleased to announce all new 2013 MD Helicopter deliveries will receive a complimentary 12 month subscription to the SkyBOOKS Flight Operations and Maintenance Tracking Program. “The agreement between MD Helicopters, SkyBOOKS and our customers allows us to offer enhanced services to… Read More ›

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Cessna Foresees Rising Caravan and Citation Demand in India.

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, said today the company foresees rising demand for its Caravan and Citation aircraft in India this year as customers respond to anticipated government reforms. Speaking at the Aero India show in Bangalore, Bill Harris, Cessna vice president, Sales for Asia and Asia Pacific, said: “India is… Read More ›

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