Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has secured orders from four companies in China for the Cessna Skyhawk 172, further demonstrating the aircraft’s continued leadership in pilot training.
“The Cessna Skyhawk is the world’s most popular and technologically advanced flight training aircraft, and we are pleased to see operators in China recognizing its capabilities,” said Kevin Wu, vice president, International Sales, Greater China and Mongolia Region. “The opening of China’s low-altitude airspace has boosted the pilot training market, attracting an increasing number of general aviation companies into this area.”
A summary of recent order activity includes:
With the increase in general aviation activity in China, Textron Aviation has continued to strengthen its presence in the region by bolstering its sales and support for customers. The company recently added Shandong Hairuo GA and Hubei Sky Blue International Aviation Academy as authorized sales representatives and an authorized customer service and support facilities for its single-engine aircraft.
Date: Apr 13, 2015