WICHITA, Kan. (July 23, 2010) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) will feature its lineup of commercial Beechcraft products at the 2010 Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture July 26-Aug. 1 in Oshkosh, Wis. The company’s exhibit will be highlighted by the 50th Anniversary Baron G58, as well as the Bonanza G36, King Air C90GTx, King Air B200GT, King Air 350i and the Premier IA located in static display area 322-345.
“EAA AirVenture is a great experience for the aviation enthusiast, but it’s also an excellent opportunity to provide customers and prospects with a firsthand look at our Beechcraft family of aircraft,” said Keith Nadolski, HBC president, Beechcraft Americas. “The event attracts thousands of attendees each year and offers us a chance to interact with everyone from our single-engine Bonanza owners and prospects to representatives from Fortune 500 corporate flight departments.”
The Beechcraft family of business and personal aircraft has something for everyone looking for performance, technology and value. Truly an advanced technology light jet, the Premier IA offers customers an industry-leading combination of speed, cabin size and efficiency.
The King Air 350i is equipped with the Rockwell Collins Venue™ cabin management system and state-of-the-art Beechcraft FlexCabin capability. It sets a new standard in cabin comfort, entertainment and flexibility while delivering excellent fuel efficiency, twin engine safety and the lowest operating cost per seat mile, making it one of the greenest aircraft available to business travelers today.
The new B200GT with Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-52 engines delivers higher cruise speeds in excess of 300 knots and faster climb times than any previous King Air B200 model.
Key enhancements to the new King Air C90GTx include an increase in gross weight and the addition of composite winglets, which improve climb performance and further increase fuel efficiency. Featuring a cabin 50 percent larger than some very light jets, the C90GTx seats up to seven passengers in its famed squared-oval design, allowing greater passenger comfort. It includes an in-flight accessible, heated and pressurized baggage storage area along with a private aft lavatory as standard.
Combined with unmatched performance and range/payload capabilities in its segment, the 50th Anniversary Baron special edition version of the current G58 model, the twin-engine that pilots aspire to own, incorporates elegant interior design features and amenities, a choice of four distinctive anniversary paint designs and high performance Hartzell Scimitar propellers.
The Bonanza G36 is the most prestigious high-performance single-engine piston on the market, offering six passenger comfort and cabin flexibility not found in similar priced four-seat aircraft. The Bonanza G36 also features Garmin G1000® avionics and a GFC 700 flight control system, making the best selling personal aircraft the most capable Bonanza yet.
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is a world-leading manufacturer of business, special mission and trainer aircraft – designing, marketing and supporting aviation products and services for businesses, governments and individuals worldwide. The company’s headquarters and major facilities are located in Wichita, Kan., with operations in Salina, Kan.; Little Rock, Ark.; Chester, England, U.K.; and Chihuahua, Mexico. The company leads the industry with a global network of more than 100 factory-owned and authorized service centers. For more information, visit www.hawkerbeechcraft.com.
The company's exhibit will include the show debut of the new King Air 250 along with a Premier IA, King Air 350i, King Air C90GTx, Baron G58 and Bonanza G36 located in static display area 322-345.
Located in static display area 322-345, HBC will have a King Air 350i, King Air 250, King Air C90GTx along with a Baron G58 and Bonanza G36.
In partnership with its regional distributor, the company is displaying a Beechcraft Premier IA, King Air 350i, King Air C90GTx, Baron and Bonanza at the Friedrichshafen Airport.
The first Bonanza in the region, which is scheduled to be delivered in third quarter 2010, will be based in Shandong Province in Northern China.