Paris Air Show

Beechcraft Extends Iraqi Support

 - June 20, 2013, 7:40 AM
Beechcraft brought a T-6C Texan (foreground) to the Paris Air Show along with three examples of its popular King Air family. On the left in the background is a 350i, while the others are 350ERs.

This week at the Paris Air Show Beechcraft (Chalet/Static I) announced a 28-month contract extension to the contractor logistics support program it provides for the Iraqi Air Force’s six King Air 350/350ER special-mission aircraft. Beechcraft’s global mission support (GMS) team provides the in-country support and comprises 15 personnel. As well as technicians the team includes instructors to train Iraqi maintenance personnel. The Iraqi GMS team operates a base supply warehouse and provides services on a cost-per-flying hour model.