August 24, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft to Debut Hawker 4000, King Air 350i in Mexico

Regional distributor Aerolineas to host open house in Toluca

WICHITA, Kan. (Aug. 24, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced it is debuting its Hawker 4000 and Beechcraft King Air 350i in Mexico on Thursday, Aug. 26. The introduction is part of the company’s aircraft demonstration tour following its successful participation in the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition earlier this month. The company’s regional distributor, Aerolineas Ejecutivas, will showcase the aircraft at an open house at its Toluca facility located at the Aeropuerto Internacional de Toluca, Calle 2, Hangar 9.

“We have a very strong commitment to Latin and South America,” said Richard Emery, HBC president, Americas Jet Sales. “As leaders in technology, comfort, performance and range, the Hawker 4000 and King Air 350i both meet the mission requirements and sophistication of travelers from this region who conduct business between major cities in both North and South America.”

The flagship of the Hawker line, the composite fuselage Hawker 4000, sets the standard for quality, performance and value in the super-midsize business jet class of aircraft. With a 3,280 nautical mile non-stop range and cruise speeds up to Mach 0.84, it features a sophisticated composite fuselage, all metal supercritical wing, powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada FADEC-controlled engines and state-of-the-art Honeywell Primus EPIC avionics.

The King Air 350i is equipped with the Rockwell Collins Venue™ cabin management system and state-of-the-art Beechcraft FlexCabin capability. It sets a new standard in cabin comfort, entertainment and flexibility while providing excellent fuel efficiency, twin engine safety and the lowest operating cost per seat mile, making it one of the greenest aircraft available to business travelers today.

Aerolineas Ejecutivas is a leading executive aviation company in Mexico. Founded more than 40 years ago, the company operates facilities in Mexico City, Toluca and Monterrey. Aerolineas has been an exclusive Hawker Beechcraft regional sales representative in the country since 1994, specializing in new and pre-owned aircraft sales, fractional programs, aircraft administration, FBO services and maintenance operations.
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is a world-leading manufacturer of business, special mission and trainer aircraft – designing, marketing and supporting aviation products and services for businesses, governments and individuals worldwide. The company’s headquarters and major facilities are located in Wichita, Kan., with operations in Salina, Kan.; Little Rock, Ark.; Chester, England, U.K.; and Chihuahua, Mexico. The company leads the industry with a global network of more than 100 factory-owned and authorized service centers. For more information, visit www.hawkerbeechcraft.com.

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