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, Kansas, with operations in Salina, Kansas; Little Rock, Arkansas; and Chester, England, U.K. The company leads the industry with a global network of more than 100 factory-owned and authorized service centers. Hawker Beechcraft Corporation’s facilities consist of more than six million square feet. Worldwide employment of more than 9,000 with just over 7,000 in Wichita, Kansas
Current Product Lineup
Hawker 4000 – The flagship of the Hawker® line, the composite-fuselage Hawker 4000 is the most advanced super-midsize business jet in the world. It truly sets the standard for quality, performance and value in the super-midsize business jet class of aircraft.
Hawker 900XP – From the best-selling midsized business jet lineage (the Hawker 800 series), the Hawker 900XP has combined new Honeywell engines with enhanced winglets and a large cabin for increased performance, range, efficiency, comfort and unprecedented value. It was certified in August 2007.
Hawker 750 – The newest evolution of the famed Hawker 800 lineage, this new light-midsize business jet redefines its class with a large midsize cabin, additional baggage space and proven efficiency. The Hawker 750 was certified in February 2008.
Hawker 400XP – With the largest cabin of any comparable aircraft, this aircraft is the preferred light jet for the fractional market and corporations worldwide. The Hawker 400XP is the fastest light business jet of its class.
Beechcraft Premier IA – Truly an advanced technology light jet, the Premier IA offers customers an industry-leading combination of speed, cabin size and efficiency with a new interior, upgraded avionics and five-year warranty.
Beechcraft King Air 350, King Air B200GT and King Air C90GTi – The King Air series is the #1 turboprop lineup in the world. With continuous product enhancements, nearly 7,000 Beechcraft® King Airs have been produced since introduction. The new Beechcraft King Air B200GT, from the best-selling business turbine aircraft of all time, now delivers a higher level of performance, flexibility and efficiency due to new Pratt & Whitney Canada engines. It was certified in November 2007. Advanced Collins Pro Line 21™ fully-integrated avionics take the new Beechcraft King Air C90GTi cockpit to that of our other King Airs and larger jets, while retaining the same operational flexibility, a private lavatory, and a 50-percent larger cabin than most VLJs. The King Air C90GTi was certified in December 2007.
Beechcraft Baron G58 – The piston twin that pilots aspire to own, the aircraft features fully integrated Garmin G1000® avionics with the new GFC 700 flight control system and new GWX 68 color weather radar.
Beechcraft Bonanza G36 – The most prestigious high-performance single-engine piston in the market with the longest continual production line in the industry – 60 years in 2007. It features Garmin G1000® avionics and the new GFC 700 flight control system.
T-6 – The T-6A Texan II is the military trainer for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy’s Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS). The Hellenic Air Force of Greece has 45 aircraft and the NATO Flying Training Canada (NFTC) program has 26 aircraft. Currently in the final phases of development and certification, our next-generation military trainer – the new Beechcraft T-6B with 95-percent commonality with the T-6A Texan II – has upgraded avionics and head-up display (HUD) for basic to advanced training. The Beechcraft T-6B becomes the Beechcraft AT-6B with the inclusion of added sensors, data-link capability, cockpit protection and weapons – a multi-mission aircraft for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, close-in air support, light attack and homeland security.
Special Mission – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation also markets, produces and supports a whole range of special-mission aircraft for militaries and governments worldwide. Missionized versions of the Beechcraft King Air series, pistons, and Hawker 400XP and 850XP (and predecessor models) are currently in service worldwide. The new Beechcraft King Air 350ER offers extended range and a variety of surveillance radar, ISR, air ambulance and special-mission capabilities.