November 17, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft Appoints Field Service Representative in China

ZHUHAI, China (Nov. 17, 2010) – In its continued efforts to expand the footprint of its Global Customer Support organization, Hawker Beechcraft today announced it has appointed Scott Wells to serve as its Field Service Representative for the China and North Asian markets. Wells is co-located with the company’s regional sales office in Beijing.

“China continues to be a growth market for Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) and Scott will play a key role in ensuring our customers in the region receive the world-class support they expect and deserve when they purchase a Hawker or Beechcraft product,” said Christi Tannahill, HBC vice president, Global Customer Support.

Wells’ experience spans more than 25 years in the aviation industry, including six years in the United States Air Force as a crew chief, instructor and quality manager. In addition, Wells has worked in several Part 145 repair stations as a crew lead, as well as for a corporate flight department as director of maintenance for a Part 91 and 135 operations.

Wells holds airframe and power plant licenses from the Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency.

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 resale 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


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