Hawker

February 19, 2008 - 3:14am

New business jet operator BJets launched its block charter, fractional and aircraft management services at the air show yesterday with a $600 million order for 20 Cessna Citation CJ2+s and 20 Hawker 850XPs and 900XPs, scheduled for delivery over the next five years. It holds options for another 10 Hawkers. Majority owned by the Briley Group and a significant holding of India’s Tata Group, BJets will operate in India and Southeast Asia.

February 19, 2008 - 1:32am

Cessna, Bombardier and Raytheon have taken fundamentally different approaches to their new business jet designs. Here at the show, the talk reflects just how stark those distinctions are.

February 7, 2008 - 10:16am

Hawker Beechcraft delivered 120 business airplanes in the fourth quarter, up from 94 aircraft shipped in the last quarter of 2006. The Wichita-based manufacturer delivered 319 business jets and turboprops last year, a 13.9-percent increase from the 280 business aircraft shipped in 2006.

February 7, 2008 - 10:16am

Hawker Beechcraft delivered 120 business airplanes in the fourth quarter, up from 94 aircraft shipped in the last quarter of 2006. The Wichita-based manufacturer delivered 319 business jets and turboprops last year, a 13.9-percent increase from the 280 business aircraft shipped in 2006.

February 5, 2008 - 11:43am

Due to increasing customer demand, NetJets Europe last month negotiated with several business jet manufacturers to accelerate delivery of 39 new aircraft worth some $715 million. The airplanes to be delivered ahead of the original schedule include 10 Cessna Citation XLSes; three Dassault Falcon 2000LXs and two Falcon 7Xs; one Gulfstream G450 and three G550s; and seven Hawker 400XPs, nine Hawker 750s and four Hawker 4000s.

February 5, 2008 - 11:43am

Due to increasing customer demand, NetJets Europe last month negotiated with several business jet manufacturers to accelerate delivery of 39 new aircraft worth some $715 million. The airplanes to be delivered ahead of the original schedule include 10 Cessna Citation XLSes; three Dassault Falcon 2000LXs and two Falcon 7Xs; one Gulfstream G450 and three G550s; and seven Hawker 400XPs, nine Hawker 750s and four Hawker 4000s.

February 4, 2008 - 8:14am

Major interior components were recently checked for fitting in the cabin of the fourth Hawker Horizon (RC-4), planned for use in the super-midsize business jet’s certification program. “The rough fit of the interior components substantiated what we have been saying all along,” said Brad Hatt, president/general manager of Raytheon Aircraft’s Hawker Division.

February 4, 2008 - 8:14am

Major interior components were recently checked for fitting in the cabin of the fourth Hawker Horizon (RC-4), planned for use in the super-midsize business jet’s certification program. “The rough fit of the interior components substantiated what we have been saying all along,” said Brad Hatt, president/general manager of Raytheon Aircraft’s Hawker Division.

January 15, 2008 - 10:21am

Due to increasing customer demand, fractional aircraft provider NetJets Europe yesterday said it has worked with aircraft manufacturers to accelerate delivery of 39 new business jets worth more than $715 million.

January 9, 2008 - 10:03am

Raytheon Aircraft revealed five new executive appointments, the third reshuffling of senior manage-ment designed to improve the company’s business and customer support since James Schuster became chairman and CEO in mid-2001. The changes fall in the midst of a significant decrease in sales and deliveries.

 
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