February 2, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft Appoints India-Based Field Service Representative

SINGAPORE (Feb. 2, 2010) – To better support its customers in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) has appointed Hugh Waud to serve as the company’s Field Service Representative, based in New Delhi, India. An aviation maintenance professional, Waud will be co-located with HBC’s Authorized Service Center, InterGlobe General Aviation.

“Hugh’s presence in India is an integral part of our commitment to provide world-class customer support,” said Christi Tannahill, vice president, Global Customer Support. “As this region continues to grow as a market for Hawker Beechcraft products, we will seek out additional opportunities to support our customer base in this important area of the world.”

Waud has an impressive resume in aviation maintenance and customer support, having worked in the airline and corporate aviation sectors. A native of the United Kingdom, he started his career as a maintenance technician in the Royal Air Force. Most recently he provided maintenance support to a number of corporate Hawker customers in the Middle East, primarily in Saudi Arabia.

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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