About Textron Aviation

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The Aviation Leader Inspiring the Journey of Flight

Home to the iconic Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands – our success is rooted in the unmatched expertise and dedication of our world-class team.

For more than 90 years, Textron Aviation Inc. has empowered our collective talent to design and deliver the best aviation experience for our customers. Our legendary performance, reliability and versatility has provided customers with more than 250,000 aircraft in over 170 countries — totaling more than half of all general aviation aircraft worldwide.

Our employees are driven by smart solutions that equip our customers with safe, affordable and flexible flight. Textron Aviation has the most versatile and comprehensive aviation product portfolio in the world: from business jets, general aviation and special mission aircraft; to high-performance pistons, military trainer and defense aircraft. All of which are supported by a trusted global customer service network.

Our shared beliefs allow us to accomplish the unthinkable – for our colleagues, customers and communities.


We put people at the heart of everything we do. We embrace the diverse perspectives our employees, customers and communities.


We go beyond words to always deliver with actions. We understand trust is earned with years of reliability and commitment. Our customers can count on us to deliver.


We make ideas take off. We consider how our actions will help our customers and the business move forward as one team. We are driven by purpose, knowledge and enthusiasm, aiming always to exceed expectations.


We find a way, or we create one. We will turn our history and heritage into a better tomorrow. Our passion led us here, but our genius propels us forward.

Latest Textron Aviation Stories


Regarding customer service, there are few experiences more gratifying than seeing a customer's reaction to a job well done. Whether it's a satisfied smile or an enthusiastic exclamation, knowing th...

Cessna SkyCourier and teams recognized with two prestigious awards

The Cessna SkyCourier has recently been recognized with two prestigious awards from the aviation industry – the Laureate Award and the James McDonnell Team Achievement Award. Textron Aviation team ...

Textron Aviation Promotes Brett Pierson to Senior VP Position

Textron Aviation welcomes Brett Pierson to the role of senior vice president, Defense & Special Missions, which includes serving as president & CEO of Textron Aviation Defense LLC.

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