Hawker 400

February 1, 2011 - 10:45am

Fulfilling a campaign promise, newly installed Florida governor Rick Scott directed the state to sell the state’s two business airplanesa 2000 Beechcraft King Air 350 and a 2003 Cessna Citation Bravo. His predecessor, Charlie Crist, made frequent use of these aircraft, as the airlines offer few intrastate nonstop flights and Florida’s geographical shape can make for lengthy drives.

January 31, 2011 - 9:15am

Hawker Beechcraft and the State of Kansas announced a formal agreement on December 21 for the airframer to remain in Wichita for the next decade.

December 29, 2010 - 8:36am

Hawker 4000 set for major upgrade progra

December 29, 2010 - 8:29am

Nextant Aerospace said last month that it ­completed R&D flight testing for the 400XT, a remanufactured Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP with Williams FJ44-3AP engines and Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics. The flight-test aircraft is undergoing final configuration changes and FAA conformity at Nextant’s Cleveland facilities in preparation for the start of FAA certification flight tests.

December 28, 2010 - 7:16am

For a year marked by a lackluster recovery in flight activity, tepid used aircraft sales and continued slow sales of new light and midsize jets, there was a surprising amount of activity in new aircraft programs.

December 17, 2010 - 9:06am

Bill Boisture is embroiled in the challenge of his career. As chairman and CEO of Hawker Beechcraft (HBC), Boisture leads a manufacturing company at a time when a confluence of debilitating events has decimated the general aviation industry.

November 30, 2010 - 5:06am

Hawker Beechcraft finally revealed firm plans for the long-expected new King Air 250 at the NBAA Convention in October and announced the rebranding of the Premier line as the Hawker 200 as well as a major upgrade program for the Hawker 400XP.

November 30, 2010 - 3:52am

Faced with an FAA mandate to modify all of the Hawker 4000s delivered thus far with fuel ­system upgrades that meet the latest certification standards, Hawker Beechcraft is combining that work with an extensive upgrade and enhancement program. The fuel system ­modifications require removal of the interior and fuel system wiring harness isolation and other changes, all of which bring the 4000 to amendment 102 standards of Part 25.

November 29, 2010 - 10:28am

Third-quarter earnings from five business jet OEMs are in, and with the exception of Gulfstream the results aren’t for the squeamish.

November 23, 2010 - 11:05am

Faced with an FAA mandate to modify all of the Hawker 4000s delivered thus far with fuel system upgrades that meet the latest certification standards, Hawker Beechcraft is combining that work with an extensive upgrade and enhancement program.

 
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