Aviation Occupant Safety Announces That Cessna Has Selected Its New Cabin Passenger Protection System for the Citation Latitude

AOS is a joint venture between two global safety restraint industry leaders: Aircraft Belts Inc., (ABI) and Key Safety Systems (KSS).


Key Safety Systems (KSS) is a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of automotive safety-critical components and systems including airbags, seatbelts, and steering wheels. Their products are featured in more than 300 vehicle models produced by over 60 well-diversified customers worldwide. KSS also utilizes their products and technical experience to supply a wide variety of non-automotive businesses including military and commercial vehicles. The KSS worldwide headquarters and USA technical center are in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

About Aircraft Belts, Incorporated ~

Since 1981 Aircraft Belts, Incorporated (ABI) has been a leader in developing and manufacturing aircraft safety restraints. ABI is an OEM restraint provider to many aircraft manufacturers including Cessna, Bell-Boeing, Agusta, Piaggio, Twin Commander, Sikorsky and several military programs. The company provides restraints (re-web and new) to Gulfstream, Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer, Beechcraft and many other interior completion centers in the aftermarket through their repair station. ABI operates from a 70,000-sq.-foot facility located in the Raleigh/Durham area ofNorth Carolina.

About Cessna ~

Cessna is the world's leading general aviation company. Since its inception in 1927, Cessna has designed, produced and delivered nearly 200,000 airplanes around the globe. This includes 6,500 Citation business jets, making it the largest fleet of business jets in the world. Today, Cessna has two principal lines of business: aircraft sales and aftermarket services. Aircraft sales include Citation business jets, Caravan single-engine utility turboprops, single-engine piston aircraft and lift solutions by CitationAir. Aftermarket services include parts, maintenance, inspection and repair services. In 2012, Cessna delivered 571 aircraft, including 181 Citation business jets, and reported revenues of $3.111 billion. More information about Cessna Aircraft Company is available at cessna.com

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