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SOUTHWEST AIRLINES has expedited engine inspections following an engine blowout incident Tuesday that left one passenger dead and others injured. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MATT NAGER

Southwest rushes engine checks amid first-of-its-kind crisis

NEW YORK - Southwest Airlines Co. is stepping up engine inspections as the discount carrier known for its quirky cheerfulness and strong safety record grapples...
TEXTRON INC. is betting that the U.S. luxury aviation market is finally emerging from a recession-era collapse.

Cessna luxury jet on drawing boards signals Textron rebound

CHICAGO - Development teams are hard at work on a new, under-the-wraps Cessna jet as parent Textron Inc. bets the U.S. luxury aviation market...
TEXTRON INC. will buy Wichita, Kan.-based planemaker Beechcraft Corp. for $1.4 billion, the company announced Thursday, a buy that complements Textron's lineup of Cessna piston-engine and turboprop planes. Above, Beechcraft's Bonanza G36. / COURTESY BEECHCRAFT CORP.

Textron combats jet slump with $1.4 billion buyout of Beechcraft

CHICAGO – Textron Inc., the manufacturer of Cessna aircraft, will boost its lineup of propeller-driven aircraft after reaching a deal to buy Beechcraft Corp....

Textron rises on report of $1.4 billion Beechcraft purchase

CHICAGO – Textron Inc., the manufacturer of Cessna aircraft and Bell helicopters, rose the most in almost two years after the Financial Times reported...
PROVIDENCE-BASED TEXTRON is among the companies said to be exploring a bid on Beechcraft, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The sale of Beechcraft, which filed for bankruptcy in May 2012, could fetch $1.5 billion.

Textron said to consider bid for struggling Beechcraft

NEW YORK - Beechcraft Corp., the U.S. planemaker that emerged from bankruptcy protection this year, is for sale again, people with knowledge of the...

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