Hawker Beechcraft has brought examples of its entire commercial product range to EBACE for the first time, 10 aircraft forming its “global demonstrator fleet.” Its static park display includes a recently certified King Air 350i and C90GTx; a Hawker 4000, 900XP, 750 and 400XP; a Premier IA twinjet; a Baron G58 piston twin; and a Bonanza piston single.
Hawker Beechcraft Services today at EBACE unveiled the aftermarket Hawker 800XPR package for the Hawker 800XP. The upgrade replaces the aircraft’s original TFE731-5BR engines with Honeywell TFE731-50R turbofans and adds Hawker Beechcraft-designed winglets to improve performance. The company is offering a special introductory price for the upgrade as it awaits certification, which is expected this year.
At a time when operators are closely watching how every euro is spent, Elliott Aviation is offering a broad range of aircraft upgrades that help owners extend the useful life of older airframes and make the most of their investments. Here at EBACE (Booth No. 1463), the U.S.
Hawker Beechcraft (HBC) and FlightSafety International have received approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) to conduct theoretical and practical, hands-on technical training to support the Hawker 4000 and Beechcraft King Air C90.
Hawker Beechcraft (HBC) and FlightSafety International have received approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of China to conduct theoretical and practical technical training to support the Hawker 4000 and Beechcraft King Air C90.
Delta Air Lines subsidiary Delta AirElite Business Jets acquired Kinston, N.C.-based Segrave Aviation last month. Delta AirElite operates the Hawker 400XP and 800, Learjet 60, Challenger 604, GIV and G550; Segrave already operates essentially the same equipment, bringing the combined managed fleet to 45 aircraft and 200 employees.
Nextant Aerospace has selected the Rockwell Collins Venue cabin management system for the interior of the Beechjet 400Next as part of a retrofit package that brings high-definition video screens, Blu-ray disc players, iPod docking stations and more to the passenger compartment of the original Beech 400A/XP.
Hawker Beechcraft is establishing a new sales and customer support team in this part of the world. The U.S. manufacturer has recruited former Asia Jet CEO Justin Firestone as its new president for the AsiaPacific region. Firestone will continue to be based in Hong Kong and will lead a network of staff extending in Beijing, Singapore and Australia.
CRS Jet Spares is moving inventory to Europe to bolster support for its international customers. Inventory will include Gulfstream, Challenger, Falcon, Learjet, Beechjet, CRJ and Hawker parts. The company will also continue its 24/7 AOG support commitment to its international customers.
Hawker Beechcraft late last week took the wraps off a new program designed to charge owners and operators of older aircraft a fee for technical support services.