Bell Textron Inc. (“Bell”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Textron Inc. Bell consists of several subsidiaries and operating divisions. The Textron Systems group of businesses includes TRU Simulation + Training Inc., Textron Airborne Solutions Inc. and Avco Corporation (“Avco”), each of which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Textron Inc.; Textron Systems Corporation, a subsidiary of Avco, which has various subsidiaries and other operations; and Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco. Textron Aviation Inc., which has various subsidiaries, is wholly-owned by Textron Inc. Kautex conducts its business through a number of separately incorporated companies and other operations. Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., and E-Z-GO and Jacobsen are both operating divisions of Textron Inc. Textron Financial Corporation (“Textron Financial”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Textron Inc. Textron Financial consists of several subsidiaries and operating divisions.
Patents and Trademarks
We own, or are licensed under, numerous patents throughout the world relating to products, services and methods of manufacturing. Patents developed while under contract with the U.S. Government may be subject to use by the U.S. Government. We also own or license active trademark registrations and pending trademark applications in the U.S. and in various foreign countries or regions, as well as trade names and service marks. While our intellectual property rights in the aggregate are important to the operation of our business, we do not believe that any existing patent, license, trademark or other intellectual property right is of such importance that its loss or termination would have a material adverse effect on our business taken as a whole. Some of these trademarks, trade names and service marks are used in this Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports, including: A‐2PATS; Able Aerospace Services; Able Preferred; Aeronautical Accessories; Aerosonde; ALPHA; Alterra; AH-1Z; Arctic Cat; AT-6; ATAC; AVCOAT; Baron; Bearcat; Beechcraft; Beechcraft T-6; Bell; Bell Helicopter; BIG DOG; BlackWorks McCauley; BLAST; Bonanza; Cadillac Gage; CAP; Caravan; Cessna; Cessna SkyCourier; Citation; Citation Latitude; Citation Longitude; Citation M2; Citation Sovereign; Citation XLS+; CJ1+; CJ2+; CJ3; CJ3+; CJ4; Clairity; CLAW; Commando; Cushman; Customer Advantage Plans; CUSV; Denali; Eclipse; El Tigre; EX1; Express Start; E-Z-GO; E-Z-GO EXPRESS; FAST-N-LATCH; Firecat; FOREVER WARRANTY; Freedom; Fury; GLOBAL MISSION SUPPORT; Grand Caravan; GRIZZLY; H-1; HAULER; Hawker; Huey; Huey II; HUNTSMAN; IE2; Integrated Command Suite; INTELLIBRAKE; Jacobsen; Jet Ranger X; Kautex; King Air; King Air C90GTx; King Air 250; King Air 350; Kiowa Warrior; LF; Lycoming; Lynx; M1117 ASV; McCauley; Mission Critical Support (MCS); MISSIONLINK; Motorfist; MudPro; Mustang; Next Generation Carbon Canister; Next Generation Fuel System; NGCC; NGFS; NightWarden; Odyssey; Pantera; Power Advantage; Premier; Pro-Fit; ProFlight; ProParts; ProPropeller; Prowler; Ransomes; REALCue; REALFeel; Relentless; RIPSAW; RT2; RXV; Safeaero; Scorpion; SEEGEO; Shadow; Shadow Knight; Shadow Master; SKYCOURIER; Skyhawk; Skyhawk SP; Skylane; SkyPLUS; Sno Pro; SnoCross; Sovereign; SNOWMEGEDDON; Speedrack; Stampede; Stationair; Super Cargomaster; Super Medium; SuperCobra; Synturian; Team Arctic; Textron; Textron Airborne Solutions; Textron Aviation; Textron Financial Corporation; Textron GSE; Textron Systems; Thundercat; TrainOnsite; TRUESET; TRU Simulation + Training; TRUCKSTER; TTx; TUG; Turbo Skylane; Turbo Stationair; TRV; TXT; UH-1Y; VALOR; Value-Driven MRO Solutions; V-22 Osprey; V-247; V-280; Wildcat; Wolverine; ZR; 2FIVE; 206; 206L4; 407; 407GXi; 412; 412EPI; 429; 429WLG; 505; 525 and 525 Relentless. These marks and their related trademark designs and logotypes (and variations of the foregoing) are trademarks, trade names or service marks of Textron Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates or joint ventures.