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Cessna Dealer Africair Marks Busy Year at Aeroexpo Marrakech

Aviation - 26th January 2010

WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 26, 2010 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is marking its recent high level of activity in North Africa with a display of Citation business jets at Aeroexpo Marrakech this week at Morocco’s Menara Airport (RAK), courtesy of Africair, Cessna’s authorized sales representative for greater Africa.

“Cessna, through Africair, has had a high level of activity in Africa, particularly in North Africa the past year and we are excited to be represented at this important show,” said Trevor Esling, Cessna vice president, International Citation Sales.

Africair will display a Citation Mustang, the world’s most popular entry-level business jet, a Citation CJ3 and a Citation XLS+, the company’s top selling business jet model.

Since 2008, Cessna has delivered seven Citations to customers in North Africa – a Citation CJ2+ and Citation XLS+ in Algeria; two Citations XLS aircraft in Libya; and a Citation CJ1+ and two Citation XLS+ aircraft in Morocco.

Africair, covering central and northern Africa, has been Cessna’s exclusive representative for more than 30 years.