How to do business with Textron Aviation

This opportunity starts with you logging into our Potential Supplier Database and entering information about your company. You must complete this profile before we can assess your suitability to become a supplier to Textron Aviation. After submitting the completed form along with your attachments and certifications and other information identifying your products/services/capabilities, your profile will be sent to the Textron Aviation Supplier Diversity Office. Your information will be distributed to the appropriate Textron Aviation Buyer(s). Following the buyer review, if there is a match, the buyer will notify you by phone, mail, or e-mail to arrange for an appointment to meet. The buyer may request more information. If there isn’t a match after review, your company will remain listed in the Potential Supplier Database which is available for review by any Textron Aviation division seeking goods and services.

Our Supplier Diversity Administrator is available to help you introduce your products to our Procurement personnel and to assist you with any special problems that might exist. The Supplier Diversity Administrator's phone number is (316) 515-6401. We want to develop new sources that will become proven, capable, long-term suppliers. We prefer to maintain strong and enduring relations with good Suppliers. To become a valued supplier of Textron Aviation you must prove that you are capable of performing in the following manner:

  • Prompt responses to our requests for bid
  • Competitive prices
  • Quoting delivery schedules that you can and will meet
  • Furnishing the quality that conforms to our requirements

Please visit the Small Business Administration web site to learn more about being certified as a Federal Hub Zone Small Business or to see the small business size standards or other resources.

We want to have the opportunity to do business with you, but you must take the initiative and the action to make it happen. Your initial procurement contact and continued follow-up is of utmost importance in doing business with Textron Aviation.

Textron Aviation Defense LLC
Poonam Richardet
Supplier Diversity & SCM Compliance Officer

9709 East Central Avenue
Wichita, KS 67206-2507
Phone: 316.515.6401

Textron Aviation
Jennifer Van Dorn
Supplier Diversity & Compliance Officer

1 Cessna Blvd.
Wichita, KS 67215
Phone: 316.517.6873