Raytheon finishes 100th Premier composite fuselage

 - August 6, 2008, 5:43 AM

Raytheon Aircraft employees associated with the Beechcraft Premier I recently celebrated completion of the aircraft model’s 100th composite fuselage. Raytheon had delivered 59 Premier Is to date at press time, 11 of them in the first half of this year, and 38 more are planned for shipment by year-end. Incorporation of several improvements, including additional soundproofing, has held up deliveries through the first half of the year, Raytheon said.