About Textron Aviation

Learn what we are all about.

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

Textron Aviation announces Peyton Manning as honorary chair for 2022 Special Olympics Airlift

Peyton Manning is joining Textron Aviation to promote the 2022 Special Olympics Airlift. The legendary quarterback has signed on as honorary chair of the event, encouraging aircraft owner...

A Culture of Trust Leads to Finding Solutions for Customers

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Textron Aviation Welcomes 2021 College Summer Interns

Nearly 230 college interns took part in the 2021 intern orientation at Textron Aviation on Monday, May 23. Throughout the day, students heard from various Textron Aviation leaders and wer...