Garmin G1000 NXi avionics at Sun ‘n Fun 2017

LAKELAND, Fla. (April 4, 2017) –Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is highlighting its leadership and investment in the piston segment at this year’s Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-in & Expo in Lakeland, Florida. Textron Aviation’s static display of aircraft includes the show debut of the next-generation Garmin G1000 NXi equipped Cessna Turbo Stationair HD, Cessna Skylane 182 and Beechcraft Baron G58. The company is also displaying the high-performance Cessna TTx with touch-screen Garmin G2000 avionics.

“Sun ‘n Fun is the perfect show for us to connect with others truly invested in the future of general aviation and flight training,” said Doug May, vice president, Piston Aircraft. “We’ve made significant strides in enhancing our piston product line since last year’s show, including introducing the Turbo Stationair HD and integrating Garmin G1000 NXi avionics into our piston aircraft. We’re excited to highlight these updates at the show as we continue to meet the needs for flight training all over the world.”

Textron Aviation further supports the next generation of pilots with initiatives such as the Top Hawk program and the company’s growing network of Cessna Pilot Centers (CPC).


Philip Newman

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