September 14, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft to Participate in 2010 JET EXPO in Moscow

WICHITA, Kan. (Sept. 14, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced its participation in the 5th international business aviation exhibition JET EXPO on Sept. 15-17 in Moscow, Russia. HBC will display four aircraft at the Vnukovo-3 Airport, including the flagship Hawker 4000. In addition, the company will have an indoor exhibit at the Crocus Expo located at #C150 in Pavilion 2, Hall 7.

“We are impressed with the resiliency of the Russian business community and its prospects for growth,” said Sean McGeough, HBC president, Europe, Middle East and Africa region. “Along with the proven reputation of the Hawker series, the Hawker 4000 has gained instant popularity with Russian customers as it is perfectly suited for regional and intercontinental travel. Additionally, our King Air products offer economical and reliable transportation solutions that are well suited for both commercial and special mission applications.”

In partnership with its local distributor Premier Aviation, HBC will feature the following aircraft at its static display:

  • Hawker 4000 – 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.
  • Hawker 750 – The newest evolution of the famed Hawker 800 lineage, this light-midsize business jet redefines its class with unmatched range/payload capabilities, a large-midsize cabin, additional external baggage space and proven efficiency.
  • Beechcraft Premier IA – Truly an advanced technology light jet, the Premier IA offers customers an industry-leading combination of speed, cabin size and efficiency. With its single-pilot certification, advanced composite construction, seven-passenger seating and a top cruise speed of more than 500 miles per hour, the Premier IA offers the ultimate in operational flexibility. It sets the industry standard for being both a true “pilot’s airplane” and a serious business tool.
  • Beechcraft King Air 350i – Now equipped with the Rockwell Collins Venue™ cabin management system and state-of-the-art Beechcraft FlexCabin capability, the King Air 350i sets the 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.

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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