January 25, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft to Display Segment-Leading Business Aircraft at Aeroexpo Marrakech

WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 25, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced its participation in the Aeroexpo Marrakech from Jan. 27-30 at Menara Airport in Morocco. In cooperation with its international dealer Corporate Aircraft, HBC will display four models of its family of aircraft at Pagoda P3 and P4. HBC and Corporate Aircraft have successfully cooperated to bring aircraft to the region for the past 14 years.

“Hawker Beechcraft has a strong presence in Morocco and in the region,” said Sean McGeough, HBC president, Europe, Middle East and Africa Sales. “Through our long-term relationship with Corporate Aircraft, we have reached numerous customers and look forward to reaching even more in the years to come.”

HBC has delivered more than two dozen airplanes, including the Hawker 900XP, Hawker 800/850 series, Hawker 400XP and King Air 350, into countries such as Morocco, Egypt and Turkey.

The HBC and Corporate Aircraft exhibit will showcase four aircraft, including:

  • – 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.
  • Hawker 750 – The newest evolution of the famed Hawker 800 lineage, this new light-midsize business jet redefines its class with a large midsize cabin, additional baggage space and proven efficiency.
  • Hawker 400XP – With the largest cabin of any comparable aircraft, this aircraft is the preferred light jet for the fractional market and corporations worldwide. The Hawker 400XP is the fastest light business jet of its class.
  • Beechcraft King Air 350 – The King Air series is the #1 turboprop lineup in the world. The flagship Beechcraft King Air model, the next-generation King Air 350, offers the utmost in versatility and capability and features a class leading heated, pressurized, and in-flight-accessible baggage area – the largest in its class. This aircraft can operate on runways as short as 3,300 feet with impressive short-field performance.

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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