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Gulfstream's order book grew by nearly $1 billion in the second quarter, to $14.02 billion, with book to bill exceeding 1:1.
Textron Aviation delivered 36 Cessna Citations and 30 Beechcraft King Airs in the second quarter, compared with 36 Citations and 34 King Airs a year ago.
A sale worth more than $1 billion is likely, along with the choice of private Indian company Pipavev to assemble them.
The 900 model is proving to be the best seller in the TBM family with orders already reaching 100.
Chinese movie star Jackie Chan is set to receive the first Legacy 500 in China by the end of 2015.
Consortium awarded 21 percent of major structural components
The Bell 412EPI twin was preferred to the new H160 from Airbus Helicopters to replace UH-1J utility helicopters.
The Hawaii mission took place on the heels of coast-to-coast trips earlier this month.