Textron and subsidiaries to display helicopters, fixed-wing and unmanned tech at Farnborough

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Textron Inc. and its network of subsidiaries, including Bell Helicopter, Textraon Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Airborne Solutions and TRUE Simulation + Training have announced a wide-ranging portfolio to be on offer during the Farnborough International Airshow.

Jul 13th, 2018
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Textron Inc. and its network of subsidiaries, including Bell Helicopter, Textraon Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Airborne Solutions and TRUE Simulation + Training have announced a wide-ranging portfolio to be on offer during the Farnborough International Airshow.

Highlights include:

  • Bell Helicopter -- Bell will have its 505 Jet Ranger X and 429 helicopters on static display, with its V-280 Valor and V-247 Vigilant tiltrotors featured in the live product demonstration area.
  • Textron Aviation and Textron Aviation Defense -- The groups will use Farnborough to highlight their defense and special mission capabilities, with static displays of the Beechcraft T-6 Texan II, and special mission-equipped variants of the Beechcraft King Air 350i, and Cessna Citation CJ4 and Grand Caravan EX models.
  • Textron Systems -- Textron Systems will display its Nightwarden Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS), Aerosonde HQ, and its Fury and G-Claw precision weapon systems.
  • TRU Simulation + Training -- TRU Simulation + Training provides training products for commercial and military applications, highlighted through its approval as a supplier for Boeing's 737 MAX and 777X training programs. TRU has also provided several full flight simulators for Airbus' A320 and A350 platforms.

"Our businesses will show a great range of products at Farnborough, reflecting our strong commitment to product development over the past several years," said Scott Donnelly, Textron chairman and CEO. "We're excited to show our latest offerings of commercial and military aircraft, unmanned aircraft and simulation and training solutions. This show is always a special opportunity to meet with established and potentially new customers from around the world."

Textron will be located at the Textron Chalet, L2.

The Farnborough International Airshow takes place July 16-22. For updates throughout the event, visit Intelligent-Aerospace.com.

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