Beechcraft

February 7, 2008 - 10:16am

Hawker Beechcraft delivered 120 business airplanes in the fourth quarter, up from 94 aircraft shipped in the last quarter of 2006. The Wichita-based manufacturer delivered 319 business jets and turboprops last year, a 13.9-percent increase from the 280 business aircraft shipped in 2006.

February 5, 2008 - 12:04pm

Hawker Beechcraft has designated UK-based FR Aviation an authorized Beechcraft service center. FR Aviation is based at Bournemouth International Airport and provides military airborne electronic warfare training and special-mission services throughout the world.

February 5, 2008 - 12:04pm

Hawker Beechcraft has designated UK-based FR Aviation an authorized Beechcraft service center. FR Aviation is based at Bournemouth International Airport and provides military airborne electronic warfare training and special-mission services throughout the world.

January 28, 2008 - 9:38am

Terrance Kelley has announced his resignation as president and COO of U.S. operations for Jet Aviation to pursue other opportunities. Theo Staub, v-p of strategic planning and business development at Jet Aviation’s European headquarters in Zurich, was named interim CEO until a permanent replacement can be found.

January 28, 2008 - 9:38am

Terrance Kelley has announced his resignation as president and COO of U.S. operations for Jet Aviation to pursue other opportunities. Theo Staub, v-p of strategic planning and business development at Jet Aviation’s European headquarters in Zurich, was named interim CEO until a permanent replacement can be found.

January 16, 2008 - 9:04am

BEECH 1900C, EAGLETON, ARK., DEC. 9, 2002–The 1900C (N127YV), registered to and operated by Raytheon Aircraft Services of Wichita, crashed some nine miles short of its destination–Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport (M39), Ark.

January 15, 2008 - 10:21am

Due to increasing customer demand, fractional aircraft provider NetJets Europe yesterday said it has worked with aircraft manufacturers to accelerate delivery of 39 new business jets worth more than $715 million.

January 14, 2008 - 9:58am

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has begun an “informal” investigation into Raytheon’s accounting practices, primarily related to the timing of revenue recognition at the company’s aircraft unit–and specifically its regional airliners.

January 14, 2008 - 7:46am

Great Lakes Aviation appears to have escaped a brush with certain bankruptcy thanks to a recently signed agreement with Raytheon Aircraft that gives the Wichita-based manufacturer a 36-percent stake in the long-foundering airline.

January 14, 2008 - 7:34am

From a humanitarian perspective, regional air transport suffered perhaps its most destructive 24-hour stretch in history last month. Three separate fatal accidents, all unrelated but for the category of aircraft they involved, shook the industry at a time it could least afford the negative reaction. Once rescuers finished counting, the death toll totaled 72 in Turkey, 46 in Peru and 21 in the U.S.

 
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