May 14, 2012

Hawker Beechcraft Adds Gama Support Services to its Service Center Network

Farnborough-based service center to provide maintenance for King Air, Premier and piston aircraft

GENEVA, Switzerland (May 14, 2012) – Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) today announced that it has appointed Gama Support Services at Farnborough Airport, United Kingdom, to its worldwide network of limited service centers to support its Beechcraft King Air 200, 250, 300 and 350 aircraft and Beechcraft Premier business jets. In addition, Gama Support Services will support the Beechcraft Baron and Bonanza products as a fully authorized service center.

“We are pleased to add Gama Support Services to our worldwide service center network,” said Christi Tannahill, Hawker Beechcraft senior vice president, Global Customer Support. “The expansion of our network into Southeast England underlines the demand for business aviation in the region and we have no doubt these new capabilities, in addition to our factory-owned facility in Chester, will be of great service to our customers operating in and out of the UK.”

Gama Support Services, which has been in the aircraft maintenance industry for more than 25 years, provides EASA Part 145-approved line and base maintenance service with a 24/7 AOG support helpdesk. The facility consists of a 9,000 square meter business aircraft hangar at Farnborough International Airport.

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 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