East Coast Jet Center designated Ae270 distributor

 - August 6, 2008, 5:16 AM

East Coast Jet Center in Stuart, Fla., was designated a distributor and service center for the Ae270, a turboprop single currently under development by Czech company Ibis Aerospace and scheduled to enter service in the first quarter of next year. The appointment of East Coast Jet Center included an order for an unspecified number of Ae270s, bringing the total number of firm orders to 76 and options for an additional six.