July 26, 2011

Hawker Beechcraft Appoints Neil Kunycky as New Northeast US Beechcraft Sales Director

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OSHKOSH, Wis. (July 26, 2011) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced the appointment of Neil Kunycky as Beechcraft sales director for the Northeastern United States. Kunycky will be based in Bedford, Mass., and be responsible for Beechcraft sales in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. He will also cover eastern Canada for the Baron and Bonanza products.

Kunycky has 30 years of business aircraft sales experience. He joins HBC from Bombardier Aerospace, where he served as a sales director for the past two years. Prior to Bombardier, Kunycky spent 26 years at HBC in sales roles for both the Hawker and Beechcraft teams in the Northeast.

Kunycky has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. He is also a 2,400-hour commercial pilot, and is qualified in King Air C90 turboprops and the King Air B200.

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is a world-leading manufacturer of business, special mission, light attack 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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