WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 23, 2012) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced it has received type certification for the Hawker 900XP midsize business jet from the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) Aviation Registry in Russia. In addition to Russia’s approval, the Hawker 900XP has also achieved type certification from more than 50 countries around the world.
“The Hawker 900XP is ideally suited to the Russian market and with this certification we believe the aircraft will be in great demand with charter companies and those with a corporate or private fleet in the region,” said Sean McGeough, HBC president, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “The aircraft is capable of transporting eight passengers and two crew members at a distance of 5,069 km, making it possible for the majority of Russia to be accessed from any point. Furthermore, the Hawker 900XP can reach any point in Europe from Moscow or St. Petersburg.”
The Hawker 900XP is the most advanced version yet of the world’s best-selling midsize business jet. Offering unmatched comfort and a uniquely refined Cabin First design, the Hawker 900XP enhances its look and performance with composite winglets and state-of-the-art Honeywell engines for increased performance, range and efficiency at an unprecedented value.
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is a world-leading manufacturer of business, special mission, light attack 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.