Citation Mustang Certified in India

WICHITA, Kan., July 21, 2010 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, announced today the Citation Mustang business jet has gained certification in India from the Director General of Civil Aviation.

The Mustang, originally certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration in 2006, is now certified in more than 60 countries. The world's first fully certified entry level business jet, the Mustang is a six-place aircraft with a top speed of 340 knots (630 kilometers per hour), a range of 1,150 nautical miles (2,130 kilometers) with NBAA IFR Reserves and a service ceiling of 41,000 feet (12,497 meters), enabling more efficient operations above most weather and commercial traffic.

"The Mustang is very well suited for operations in India due to its range and performance," said Trevor Esling, vice president, Cessna International Citation Sales.

The Cessna Citation Mustang is on display at the Farnborough International Airshow outside London from July 19-25. Cessna, the world's most prolific producer of business jets, has delivered more than 300 Mustangs to customers around the world. In 2010 dollars, a typically equipped Mustang has a retail price of $3.04 million.