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TRU Simulation + Training buys ProFlight

3 July 2014

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company TRU Simulation + Training Inc. said it has acquired ProFlight, LLC, a leader in innovative and advanced pilot training.

Based in Carlsbad, Calif., ProFlight is an FAA-approved Part 142 training centre specializing in Cessna Citation CJ Series training, Cessna Conquest Series training, and offers an innovative continuous currency program that provides pilots greater training flexibility and year-round proficiency. Founded in 1988 by professional pilot instructors who saw a need for high-quality flight training at a lower cost, ProFlight has trained thousands of pilots. It will continue to operate from its Carlsbad facility.

TRU Simulation + Training Inc. delivers innovative solutions to the civil and military markets while providing superior technical support and customer service. Headquartered in Goose Creek, S.C., the company is known for its air transport simulation, business and military simulation, mission and maintenance training, and training centers and services. More information is available at

ProFlight was founded in 1988 by professional pilot instructors who saw a need beyond traditional training. It is based in Carlsbad, California. For more information, visit

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 servicesFor more information visit:


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