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Embraer Executive Jets’ Legacy 450 Makes Successful First Flight



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Embraer Executive Jets’ newest aircraft, the Legacy 450, made a successful first flight today. Embraer test pilots Eduardo Camelier and Eugênio Cará, supported by flight test engineer Carlos Kobayashi, flew the aircraft for one hour and thirty-five minutes, conducting the evaluation of handling and performance characteristics.

Textron Confirms Beech Acquisition



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Cessna Receives FAA Certification, Begins Deliveries of New Citation Sovereign+



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Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is today beginning deliveries of the newly certified Citation Sovereign+ midsize business jet.

Cessna Celebrates Citation M2 FAA Certification and First Deliveries



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Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is today celebrating the first deliveries of the Citation M2 light jet following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification.

Bizjets Used for Efficiency, Not Luxury, Survey Finds



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Cessna Rolls Out M2 Light Jet, Flies New Citation X



Aviation International News

Cessna Aircraft celebrated milestones for two of its in-development business jets–the Citation M2 and next-generation Citation X–last week.

New Citation M2 Reaches Wing Mate Stage



Cessna Aircraft Company

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced that the first production unit of the new Citation M2 has reached the significant milestone of wing and fuselage mating. Certification is expected in the second half of 2013.

Citation Latitude, Longitude Progressing



Cessna Aircraft Company

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is making progress on two key lineup additions for their family of Citation business jets. The Citation Latitude and Citation Longitude programs are both meeting performance and technical objectives, with both programs bringing new performance and innovation to two different categories of business aviation.

Embraer Executive Jets Legacy 500 Program on Track to Enter Service During the First Half of 2014



Embraer Executive Jets

With three prototypes now in the flight test certification campaign, the Company announced, today, that the Legacy 500 is on track to enter service in the first half of 2014.