Beechcraft King Air

January 11, 2012 - 2:00pm

Smyrna Air Center has added Mather Aviation in Rancho Cordova, Calif., to its network of authorized installation centers for the Power 90 engine conversion program. The MRO offers inspection, repair, component overhaul and modification for Bombardier, Learjet, Hawker, Falcon, Gulfstream and Cessna jets and Beech King Air turboprops. Power 90 is a conversion program for owners of King Air 90s that replaces the installed PT6s with more powerful 705-shp GE M601E-11As.

December 3, 2011 - 1:55pm
Aircraft display at 2011 Dubai Air Show

While the trend of declining worldwide aircraft deliveries didn’t stop in the third quarter of the year, its pace did slow, according to statistics released last month by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

December 1, 2011 - 4:55am
Hawker Beechcraft 900XP in production.

Hard on the heels of a lackluster third-quarter earnings announcement on November 1, Hawker Beechcraft gave notice of yet another round of layoffs on November 4.

November 12, 2011 - 10:20am
Special-missions King Air 350ER.

Hawker Beechcraft (HBC) has brought a special-missions-equipped King Air 350ER to the Dubai Air Show to demonstrate the potential of melding this tried-and-true platform with the latest surveillance technologies for diverse tasks, including drug interdiction, search and rescue and electronic intelligence gathering.

November 1, 2011 - 3:28pm
Hawker Beechcraft today reported revenues of $518.8 million for the three months

Hawker Beechcraft today reported revenues of $518.8 million for the three months ending September 20, a decrease of $75.9 million from the year-ago period. Third-quarter revenues at the company’s business and general aviation segment fell 15.9 percent, to $283.2 million, year-over-year, though operating losses decreased to $75.4 million, versus $124.5 million last year.

October 12, 2011 - 5:10am

Frakes Aviation, now in its fifth decade, manufactures exhaust stacks for modification companies and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but there is a lot more to the company’s history than just exhaust stacks.

October 11, 2011 - 3:01am

BLR Aerospace has achieved FAA certification for its latest upgrade package for the King Air 200 series turboprops. The Everett, Wash.-based performance enhancement specialist’s new Ultimate Performance Package (UPP) for the B200GT, developed in conjunction with Hawker Beechcraft, includes the BLR winglet system, the Raisbeck Ram-Air Recovery System and Hartzell’s newest composite four-blade propellers.

October 11, 2011 - 1:50am

Each year the National Business Aviation Association recognizes member companies that have superb safety records. The commercial (Part 135) flight operations of Crow Executive Air, Seneca Foods and Skybird Aviation are the top three being honored in that category for the year 2010.

October 10, 2011 - 7:28pm
Hawker Beechcraft chairman and CEO Bill Boisture

Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (HBC) announced at NBAA 2011 in Las Vegas today that, together with Rockwell Collins, it has launched an aftermarket program to upgrade Pro Line Fusion displays to all fielded Pro Line 21-equipped Hawker and Beechcraft aircraft.

October 10, 2011 - 7:09pm

Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) announced yesterday at NBAA 2011 in Las Vegas that, together with Rockwell Collins, it has launched an aftermarket program to offer new upgrade Pro Line Fusion displays avionics for to all fielded Pro Line 21-equipped Hawker and Beechcraft airplanes. The Fusion upgrade features large-format, landscape-oriented, touchscreen displays that come standard with the synthetic vision and visual flight management system, with a target price of less than $300,000 installed. Hawker Beechcraft GCS will initially offer upgrades to the King Air fleet, followed by Hawkers and Premiers. Certification is expected before the end of 2013.

 
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