November 12, 2010

Hawker Beechcraft to Showcase Aircraft at Airshow China 2010

WICHITA, Kan. (Nov. 12, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced it will display its Hawker 900XP business jet, as well as its King Air 350i turboprop, next week at the 8th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China 2010) in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. As part of the biennial event Nov. 16-21, HBC and its regional distributor Avion Pacific will exhibit and host guests at its Chalet C2-9 located at the Zhuhai Airport.

“Airshow China provides a great opportunity for us to showcase some of our industry leading products to a market that continues to experience growth and demand,” said Jeff Anastas, HBC vice president, North Asia. “The Hawker 900XP continues to be the aircraft of choice for those looking for a midsize jet with an exceptional combination of range, speed and cabin comfort with low operating costs. We are also excited to debut the new King Air 350i at the show – a state-of- the-art version of an aircraft with a rich tradition of reputable service throughout the region and around the world.”

From the best-selling midsized business jet lineage (the Hawker 800 series), the Hawker 900XP has combined new Honeywell engines with enhanced winglets and a large cabin for increased performance, range, efficiency, comfort and unprecedented value.

Now equipped with the Rockwell Collins VenueTM cabin management system and state-of-the- art Beechcraft FlexCabin capability, the King Air 350i sets the standard in cabin comfort, entertainment and flexibility while delivering excellent fuel efficiency, twin engine safety and the lowest operating cost per seat mile, making it one of the greenest aircraft available to business travelers today.

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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