FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (April 5, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company is showcasing seven of its class-leading aircraft at the 2017 Aero Friedrichshafen exhibition this week at the Friedrichshafen Airport from April 5-8. The company is highlighting its leading light jet platforms and its best-selling Beechcraft King Air and Cessna Caravan turboprops, as well as debuting the next-generation Garmin G1000 NXi-equipped piston aircraft at this year’s show.
“Aero Friedrichshafen allows us to connect with our customers in region and garner their feedback as we continue to bring innovative solutions to market that meet their needs,” said Tom Perry, vice president of Sales, Europe. “Textron Aviation continues to lead the German market with more than 200 business jets and nearly 100 turboprops in region and we look forward to growing our dedicated customer base.”
Textron Aviation is displaying the Cessna Citation CJ4, Cessna Citation M2, Beechcraft King Air 350i, Cessna Grand Caravan EX, Cessna TTx, as well as the Cessna Skylane182 and Turbo Skyhawk 172 JT-A equipped with the next-generation Garmin G1000 NXi avionics platform.
Leading the German market
Representing the company’s leading light jet platforms are the Cessna Citation CJ4 and Cessna Citation M2, offering a broad range of capabilities, systems and options unmatched in their class. Since entering the market just over three years ago, the Citation M2 has quickly become the best-selling business jet in its class, with more than 130 aircraft delivered around the world.
The world’s most popular turboprop platforms, the Beechcraft King Air and Cessna Caravan aircraft will also be on display this year. These aircraft offer an unmatched combination of performance and flexibility to meet a variety of business and special mission aviation needs. The total ownership experience goes beyond the class-leading range, superior payload capacity and numerous cabin configurations by providing dependability and low operating costs, ensuring customers receive the most value for their aircraft.