October 31, 2017

TRU Signs Agreements with Airbus for Flight Simulators

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European Airline Training Symposium (EATS), Berlin—October 31, 2017—TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it has signed agreements to provide two Full Flight Simulators (FFS) to Airbus, including an A320 FFS for Airbus Asia Training Center in Singapore and an A320 FFS for Hua-Ou Aviation Training Company in Beijing.  The contracts awarded to TRU also include Airbus Procedures Trainer (APT) devices.

These agreements follow Airbus’ evaluation of TRU’s Airbus full flight simulators, including TRU’s underlying simulation technology and customer support capabilities. As an approved supplier, TRU is now eligible to supply its world-class flight simulation devices to Airbus’ customers, training centers and affiliates worldwide.

“These agreements recognize TRU’s strength as a world-class supplier of innovative and advanced full flight simulators with the fidelity and reliability needed to maximize pilot throughput, wherever Airbus customers and affiliates train in the world,” said Vice President and General Manager of TRU’s Air Transport Simulation Division George Karam. “We are excited to commence our relationship with Airbus by supporting training in the emerging aviation markets of Asia by providing world-class training solutions,” he added. “TRU is proud to be recognized by Airbus and looks forward to a long and productive collaboration in support of its flight training needs around the world.”

TRU offers a complete suite of commercial aviation training products and services, including Airbus A320, A330 and A350, the ATR 72-500/72-600, the Bombardier CRJ900, and Boeing 737NG, 737MAX, 757/767 and 777X FFS, Fixed Base Flight Training Devices (FTD) and FPT devices.

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About TRU Simulation + Training

TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, delivers innovative, total aviation training solutions to the commercial and military markets while providing superior technical support and customer service. Headquartered in Goose Creek, S.C., the company is known for its high-fidelity training devices, pilot and maintenance training, military mission training, and aviation training services and support. More information is available at www.TRUSimulation.com.

About Textron Inc

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information, visit: www.textron.com.