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Cessna CEO recipient of Lindbergh Award

Cessna chairman and CEO Jack Pelton has been named the recipient of the 2010 Lindbergh Award, which will be presented at this week’s Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In at Lakeland, Fla.

The Lindbergh Foundation award is given annually to individuals who have made contributions toward Lindbergh’s concept of balancing technology and nature. Pelton has been an advocate for international cooperation to solve environmental issues associated with aviation, Cessns said.