May 4, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft Introduces Select Pre-Owned Program

Special program covers all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for first year

GENEVA, Switzerland (May 4, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced its Hawker Beechcraft Select Pre-Owned Program that is designed to limit the cost of operation for buyers of qualifying pre-owned aircraft during the first year or initial 150 hours of service. The Select Pre-owned program covers all scheduled and unscheduled airframe, engines and avionics maintenance and includes initial flight crew training.

“Through this program, buyers will not have to worry about any unexpected maintenance costs during that first year,” said Mike Ellis, HBC vice president, Pre-Owned Aircraft. “We continue to look for ways to add value when buying a pre-owned aircraft from Hawker Beechcraft. This program offers our customers greater confidence and encourages potential owners to buy their airplanes from the people who know them best – the people who designed, built, sold and maintained them in the first place. Through this new program, we are providing another obvious reason to consider aircraft we have available.”

In addition to covering parts and labor for all scheduled and unscheduled airframe engine, avionics and accessories maintenance, the Program also includes flight crew training at FlightSafety International and the first-year subscription to the computerized maintenance tracking program. Only select turbine-powered aircraft chosen by HBC will be included in the program – piston aircraft are not eligible.

For more information about the Select Pre-Owned Program, call 1.316.676.2101.

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


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