July 21, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft Names Mach Aviation as Sales Representative in Channel Islands and Isle of Man

FARNBOROUGH, U.K. (July 21, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced it has named Mach Aviation Services as an Authorized Sales Representative in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. In addition to this appointment, Mach Aviation has been a Hawker Beechcraft Authorized Sales Representative in Ireland since 2007.

“Mach Aviation and its founder, Joe McCarthy, have developed an outstanding reputation as Hawker Beechcraft’s sales representative in Ireland and we are pleased to expand our relationship with them,” said Sean McGeough, HBC president, Europe, Middle East and Africa region. “Mach Aviation combines creativity with exceptional knowledge of business aircraft operations to attract and retain customers. In a competitive sales environment, developing effective customer contact opportunities is extremely important and Mach Aviation does it very well.”

Founded in 2003 by McCarthy, a commercial pilot and aircraft engineer who now serves as the company’s managing director, Mach Aviation is based in Swords, Co. Dublin, Ireland, only a few minutes from Dublin Airport. The firm offers aircraft sales, consultancy and management services, as well as a full charter operation.

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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