Hawker

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 - 9:40am

Year-over-year airplane deliveries declined again in the third quarter, but revenue at the manufacturers took a much smaller dip. According to the third-quarter shipment report released last month by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), this marked the industry’s eighth straight quarterly slide in deliveries, with overall shipments down 14.5 percent compared with the first three quarters of last year.

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.

November 16, 2010 - 9:30am

During its third-quarter earnings conference call last Friday, Hawker Beechcraft had not much good news and more than a little bad news, including the announcement that it will suspend production of its Hawker 400XP for two years.

October 20, 2010 - 1:46pm

Progress on design and parts fabrication are among the Learjet 85 development milestones Bombardier Aerospace highlighted at NBAA.

October 20, 2010 - 1:19pm

Hawker Beechcraft’s (HBC) flagship super-midsize Hawker 4000 received six world speed records at NBAA for flights made between October of 2009 and April 2010, all set in the “Speed Over a Recognized Course” category. The awards were presented by National Aeronautic Association (NAA) president Jonathan Gaffney and are sanctioned by both the NAA and the Federation Aeronautique International.

October 18, 2010 - 3:13pm

Hawker Beechcraft (HBC) announced the rebranding of its Premier light jet as the Hawker 200 and introduced the King Air 250, a replacement for the King Air 200GT, at the NBAA Convention yesterday. The company also announced an upgrade program for the Hawker 400XP that will include new engines and other improvements.



October 13, 2010 - 7:53am

Is venerable aircraft manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft on life support and about to be broken up and sold off as some industry pundits have suggested or has the Wichita-based OEM positioned itself to survive the industry crash and come out better for it?

August 31, 2010 - 9:51am

For the seventh straight quarter, total deliveries of business jets and turboprops declined year-to-year, according to the second-quarter statistics released last month by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). However, industry billings, which totaled $9.4 billion, rose by a modest 0.2 percent, the second straight quarter showing an increase.

 
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