The Wizards of Wichita—that’s what one analyst calls them. Textron Inc. Chairman and CEO Scott Donnelly and Textron Aviation President and CEO Scott Ernest led the acquisition of Beechcraft Corp., forming Textron Aviation, then set out to transform the company. The $1.4 billion deal closed in March 2014, bringing together the iconic Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker brands, a sprawling global aircraft service network and a combined installed base of more than 250,000 aircraft. ...

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