June 16, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft Names Hawker Pacific Asia as First Malaysian Authorized Service Center

WICHITA, Kan. (June 16, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced that it has appointed Hawker Pacific Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to its worldwide network of authorized service centers to support the growing fleet of Beechcraft King Air turboprops in the region. Hawker Pacific Asia, located in the Subang Airpark at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, is the first such facility to be authorized by HBC in Malaysia.

“The number of King Air turboprops in this part of the world continues to grow as its reputation for versatility and durability expands,” said Christi Tannahill, HBC vice president, Global Customer Support. “Hawker Pacific has also continued to extend its operations and reach by adding facilities and personnel at this location over the past two years to support business aircraft operations in the Malay Peninsula. We are pleased to be working with them in this key locale.”

Hawker Pacific opened its Subang Airpark operation in Kuala Lumpur in 2008 and has supplemented its original facilities with additional maintenance space over the past two years. The site is one of 14 locations in Asia and the Middle East operated by Hawker Pacific, a leading aviation sales and support organization that traces its heritage back to its founding in Australia in 1927.

Headquartered in Wichita, Kan., Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) is dedicated to improving the value of HBC aircraft by employing products and services to simplify aircraft ownership, reduce operating cost and increase re-sale value. GCS is comprised of four functional groups that include Support Plus (cost predictability/warranty programs), Hawker Beechcraft Parts & Distribution (genuine factory parts), Hawker Beechcraft Services (factory-owned service centers) and Technical Support (Field Support Representatives, Hot Line specialists and Technical Publications).

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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