Textron

February 5, 2008 - 11:26am

With a year-end record backlog of $12.6 billion, up 48 percent from $8.5 billion at the end of 2006, Cessna will be able to weather any economic downturn, parent company Textron said during an investor call late last month. “We’ve scoured the backlog pretty well, and we’re confident [about] the depth and strength of the backlog,” noted Textron chairman, president and CEO Lewis Campbell.

February 5, 2008 - 11:26am

With a year-end record backlog of $12.6 billion, up 48 percent from $8.5 billion at the end of 2006, Cessna will be able to weather any economic downturn, parent company Textron said during an investor call late last month. “We’ve scoured the backlog pretty well, and we’re confident [about] the depth and strength of the backlog,” noted Textron chairman, president and CEO Lewis Campbell.

January 29, 2008 - 11:07am

Bell Helicopter is “optimizing” its product line to accelerate deliveries of its high-demand aircraft, namely the Bell 407, 412 and 429. While the Fort Worth, Texas manufacturer is increasing its manufacturing capacity in these models, it is ending production of the Bell 206B3 JetRanger, 210, 427 and 430 by 2010.

January 29, 2008 - 11:07am

Bell Helicopter is “optimizing” its product line to accelerate deliveries of its high-demand aircraft, namely the Bell 407, 412 and 429. While the Fort Worth, Texas manufacturer is increasing its manufacturing capacity in these models, it is ending production of the Bell 206B3 JetRanger, 210, 427 and 430 by 2010.

January 24, 2008 - 10:39am

With a year-end record backlog of $12.6 billion, up 48 percent from $8.5 billion at the end of 2006, Cessna will be able to weather any economic storm, parent company Textron said this morning during an investor conference call. “We’ve scoured the backlog pretty well, and we’re confident of the depth and strength of the backlog,” noted Textron chairman, president and CEO Lewis Campbell.

January 24, 2008 - 10:39am

With a year-end record backlog of $12.6 billion, up 48 percent from $8.5 billion at the end of 2006, Cessna will be able to weather any economic storm, parent company Textron said this morning during an investor conference call. “We’ve scoured the backlog pretty well, and we’re confident of the depth and strength of the backlog,” noted Textron chairman, president and CEO Lewis Campbell.

January 24, 2008 - 10:32am

Cessna Aircraft today announced it has received the green light from parent company Textron for development of a large-cabin, intercontinental aircraft that would expand the upper end of the Citation business jet line.

January 24, 2008 - 10:32am

Cessna Aircraft today announced it has received the green light from parent company Textron for development of a large-cabin, intercontinental aircraft that would expand the upper end of the Citation business jet line.

January 16, 2008 - 11:13am

Less than two weeks after Charlie Johnson replaced Russ Meyer to take over the leadership of Cessna Aircraft, the Wichita airframe manufacturer announced major reductions in production rates and workforce.

January 11, 2008 - 5:13am

Cessna recently delivered its 1,000th 208B Grand Caravan, bringing the total Caravan series deliveries to 1,300 since the turboprop single entered service in 1985. The 1,000th airplane went to retailer Supap Puranitee and will be based in Thailand, where it will be used primarily for personal transportation.

 
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