GENEVA, Switzerland (May 22, 2007) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) is pleased to announce that TAG Farnborough has been appointed an HBC-authorized service facility for Hawker 800-series aircraft. TAG Farnborough becomes the second authorized service center in the United Kingdom certified by Hawker Beechcraft Corporation to perform maintenance services on Hawker model aircraft. This facility adds to the over 100 authorized service facilities HBC has in place around the world.
"As our fleet of Hawker aircraft continues to expand in Europe, and more specifically the United Kingdom, it is important that we are able to support them," said Jim Schuster, chairman and CEO. "TAG has a long history of providing exceptional customer service and support both in the United States and abroad, and we are excited to have them as part of our global network of partners."
TAG Farnborough, located at the London Farnborough Airport, has the facilities, equipment and experienced personnel required to perform line and base maintenance on many popular business jet types including Hawker 800-series aircraft. In addition to TAG Aviation USA and TAG Aviation SA, TAG Farnborough Airport is a subsidiary of TAG Aviation Holding, an entity controlled by the privately held company TAG Group.
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is the world's leading business, special-mission and trainer aircraft manufacturer – 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; and Chester, England, U.K. The company leads the industry with a global network of over 100 factory-owned and authorized service centers.