System provides ideal cabin pressure automatically for pilots and passengers
SINGAPORE (Feb. 15, 2012) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced that a digital pressurization system is now included as standard equipment beginning with the 2012 factory-new model of the Hawker 900XP midsize business jet.
“Passenger comfort in the Hawker 900XP is now fully automatic,” said Ron Gunnarson, HBC vice president, Hawker Marketing. “Not only will passengers appreciate it, maintenance personnel will welcome the system’s diagnostics capability and a 94 percent reduction in components, resulting in easier and more cost-effective service and maintenance.”
The digital pressurization system allows the flight crew to take off, climb, cruise and descend while having the ideal cabin pressure scheduled for them automatically. This automated system relieves passenger fatigue associated with abrupt pressure changes and reduces pilot workload in flight. Pressurization can still be controlled manually at any time if desired.
Digital pressurization is the latest example of a long list of enhancements made to the Hawker 900XP, including new technology, fuel-efficient engines, advanced composite winglets, LED lighting, and new cabin entertainment options. With the latest technology systems integrated in a strong airframe with an unbeatable reputation, the Hawker 900XP is the most advanced version yet of the world’s best-selling midsize business jet, offering unmatched cabin comfort, increased performance, range and efficiency at an unprecedented value.
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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