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Beechcraft Corporation

 
Overview
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, Kansas. The company leads the industry with a global network of over 100 factory-owned and authorized service centers.
 
Company Facts
Beechcraft Corporation’s facilities consist of nearly six-million square feet Worldwide employment of 8,000 with just over 6,000 in Wichita, Kansas 2006 sales of nearly $3 billion Delivered 462 aircraft in 2006 Celebrating 75th anniversary in 2007 Over 54,000 aircraft built since 1932 with more than 36,000 flying today Employee population represented by jobs ranging from engineering to manufacturing operations, customer support, marketing and administration
Products
Beechcraft King Air 350, King Air B200 and King Air C90GT – The King Air series is the #1 turboprop lineup in the world. With continuous product enhancements, over 6,000 Beechcraft King Airs have been produced since 1964.

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 through 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 military 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. Our new Beechcraft King Air 350ER, offers extended range and a variety of surveillance radar, ISR, air ambulance and special-mission capabilities.