Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas that it recently rolled out its 100th Cessna Citation M2 business jet from its factory less than two years after gaining Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification and is preparing for its delivery next month.
“Since entering the market in December 2013, the Citation M2 has quickly become the best-selling business jet in its class,” said Kriya Shortt, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing. “No comparable light jet can offer the M2’s combination of speed, range and payload, making it a great fit for customers in a wide variety of missions around the world.”
The milestone aircraft is scheduled to be delivered in December to Aviation Unmanned, a Dallas-based business providing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) consultation, training and commercial services.
“Our team is thrilled to take delivery of this special aircraft,” said Blake Stovall, CEO, Aviation Unmanned. “The M2 is a perfect platform to support our company’s dynamic operations. As a business with years of experience operating the world’s most technologically advanced systems, we appreciate what goes into these aircraft. Safety, reliability and unrivaled technology are critical elements to our business – all determining factors in our decision to select the Citation M2.”
Date: Nov 17, 2015