LAKELAND, Fla., April 13, 2010 - Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In in Lakeland, Fla., it has delivered the 300th Citation Mustang at its assembly facility in Independence, Kan., less than three years after the first Mustang delivery.
The 300th Mustang was delivered to retail customer Michael Garnham with Acernus Aero Limited, located in Wellington, New Zealand. This is the second Mustang for Acernus Aero Limited, which took delivery of its first Mustang in early 2007. Both aircraft will be used as part of the company's property development business as well as charter operations, and both were purchased through Cessna authorized sales representative, Aeromil Pacific, located in Australia.
The Citation Mustang is the world's first fully certified entry-level business jet. The program was announced at the 2002 National Business Aviation Association convention and the aircraft made its first flight in April 2005. The first Citation Mustang was delivered in April 2007.
Coming in at just over $3 million (2010 delivery), the Mustang features Garmin avionics, Pratt & Whitney Canada engines and boasts a maximum 1,200-nautical mile range.
Source: Cessna Delivers 300th Citation Mustang
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