September 29, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft to Participate in AIREX 2010

Hawker 4000, King Air 350i and King Air C90GTx make debut in Turkey

WICHITA, Kan. (Sept. 29, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced it will participate in the 8th international civil aviation and airports exhibition, AIREX, on Sept. 30-Oct. 3 at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey. HBC, in partnership with its local distributor Delta Trade, will host guests at its chalet, as well as display five aircraft during the show.

HBC’s Hawker line of business jets has a significant market share in Turkey and the company continues to see the country as a strong market for its entire product lineup, particularly the King Air turboprops.

In May 2010, the Hawker 4000 mid-size business jet was certified in Turkey. The aircraft will make its debut at the show, along with the King Air 350i and King Air C90GTx. Also on display will be the Hawker 750 midsize jet and the Beechcraft Premier IA.

Several of HBC’s new sales and support leadership team in the Europe, Middle East & Africa region will be in attendance at AIREX 2010, including Clive Prentice, vice president and general manager, EMEA Global Customer Support; Peter Walker, vice president, Beechcraft Sales; Scott Plumb, vice president, Hawker Sales; and regional sales directors Robert Hendry and Allan Stanton.

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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