WICHITA, Kan. (April 6, 2011) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced it will display three of its leading business aircraft at the 8th International Aviation Trade Show & Convention (AeroExpo) from April 7-9 at the Toluca International Airport in Toluca, Mexico. HBC, along with its regional distributor Aerolineas Ejecutivas, will feature its flagship business jet, the Hawker 4000, along with a King Air 350i and the new King Air 250.
“Our Hawker jets and the King Air line of turboprops draw great interest in the region due to their reliability, payload and range to popular destinations in Central and South America, the United States and the Caribbean,” said Shawn Vick, HBC executive vice president. “We look forward to showcasing our latest advancements of these products at AeroExpo this week.”
The flagship of the Hawker line, the composite-fuselage Hawker 4000 is the most advanced super-midsize business jet in the world. It truly sets the standard for quality, performance and value in the super-midsize business jet class of aircraft. Its 3,280 nautical mile non-stop range and cruise speeds up to Mach .84 make it an attractive choice for companies with international business interests. 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 delivers exceptional performance and value. 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, business capability, in-flight productivity and entertainment. It delivers unmatched fuel efficiency and the lowest operating cost per seat mile, making it the greenest aircraft in its class. The King Air 350i is the perfect addition to any corporate fleet.
Building on a reputation of proven performance, the next-generation King Air 250 features composite winglets and lightweight composite propellers, delivering improved runway performance, range, speed and enhanced climb. Passengers travel in quintessential King Air comfort, easily moving about in the spacious square-oval cabin over long-distance journeys. The King Air 250 further defines mission reliability with a ram air recovery system that maintains peak performance when the anti-icing system is activated, resulting in a high-performance, all-weather aircraft.
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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