Textron Aviation announces EBACE 2014 line-up


The new Cessna Citation Sovereign+

Beechcraft and Cessna, now part of Textron Aviation, announces its aircraft and executive line-up at EBACE 2014 in Geneva.
The new Cessna Citation Sovereign+

The new Cessna Citation Sovereign+.

Beechcraft and Cessna will debut as Textron Aviation at EBACE 2014 in Geneva next month and will showcase nine aircraft on the static display.

The aircraft include: Beechcraft Baron G58, Beechcraft King Air C90GTx, Beechcraft King Air 250, Beechcraft Special Mission King Air 350ER, Cessna Grand Caravan EX, Cessna Citation M2, Cessna Citation CJ4, Cessna Citation XLS+ and a Cessna Citation Sovereign+.

Both the Citation M2 and Sovereign+ will feature for the first time.

The company will also be represented by seven executives at the show.

Textron Aviation also made its debut at ABACE 2014 earlier this month, where Bill Schultz, senior vice president, business development (left) and Bill Harris, vice president, sales, Asia and Asia Pacific, told Corporate Jet Investor how the new aviation brand was formed.

The union of Beechcraft and Cessna has also seen Textron Aviation start laying off around 750 members of staff, including both permanent and contract staff. Of the 750 employees affected, around 575 are based in Kansas.