August 10, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft to Display Variety of Market Leading Aircraft at LABACE 2010

Operators conference scheduled during show

WICHITA, Kan. (Aug. 10, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced a showcase of its popular aircraft at the seventh annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition Aug. 12-14 at Congonhas Airport in São Paulo, Brazil. In partnership with its regional distributor Líder Aviação, the company’s display, located at booth #5106, will feature its flagship Hawker 4000, a Hawker 900XP, Hawker 400XP and Premier IA, along with a King Air 350i, King Air C90GTx and Baron G58. HBC will be represented at the show by members of the company’s new sales leadership team, including Richard Emery, president, Americas Jet Sales; Keith Nadolski, president, Beechcraft Americas; and John Meehan, vice president, Hawker Sales, Latin America.

“Hawker Beechcraft enjoys a significant market leadership position in Latin America,” Emery said. “Based especially on a long history of selling King Air and special mission aircraft into this region, we have established excellent relationships and a strong reputation for our turboprop products that is now creating a great deal of interest in our entire business jet lineup.”

Recent aircraft certifications in the region include the King Air C90GTx and Hawker 850XP in Brazil, the Hawker 850 in Colombia, the King Air 350i in Chile and the Baron G58 in Mexico.m

During the show, HBC will also hold an operators conference for Hawker Beechcraft owners and operators in the region to discuss maintenance and operational items. For more information on the conference, contact Susie Olivier at +1.316.676.0432.

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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