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GippsAero Roll Out 200th Airvan

GippsAero reports that the 200th GA8 Airvan has rolled off the production line in the company’s Latrobe Valley manufacturing facility. Authorized sales and support dealer, Hawker Pacific, took delivery of the aircraft during a company-wide celebration. 

General Aviation News - http://www.generalaviationnews.com/2013/06/gippsaero-rolls-out-200th-airvan

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Hawker Pacific Receives 200th GA8 Airvan

Hawker Pacific, leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East has today taken delivery of the 200th GippsAero GA 8 Airvan at the manufacturer’s facility in Latrobe Valley, Victoria. The landmark aircraft will become part of an exclusive demonstration fleet and, next month, will be ferried to Asia where it will embark on a six-month program around the ASEAN region. 

Aviation Trader - http://www.aviationtrader.com.au/news/hawker-pacific-receives-200th-ga8-airvan

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GippsAero Rolls Out 200th Airvan

GippsAero has delivered its 200th GA8 Airvan, with the aircraft being delivered to sales and support dealer Hawker Pacific.Hawker Pacific’s senior vice president Tony Jones said: “The GA8 is the highest-production, Australian-designed and manufactured aircraft in history. We are proud to be associated with this significant milestone and congratulate Mahindra on their remarkable success.”  

Australian Aviation - http://australianaviation.com.au/2013/06/gippsaero-rolls-out-200th-airvan

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Hawker Pacific Receives 200th GippsArea GA8 Airvan, Prepares For ASEAN Demo

Hawker Pacific, leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East has taken delivery of the 200th GippsAero GA 8 Airvan at the manufacturer’s facility in Latrobe Valley, Victoria. The landmark aircraft will become part of an exclusive demonstration fleet and, next month, will be ferried to Asia where it will embark on a six-month program around the ASEAN region.

Hawker Pacific’s Senior Vice President, Aircraft Sales & Flight Services Group, Tony Jones said it is the perfect time to showcase the aircraft in the region. “The GA8 is the highest-production, Australian-designed and manufactured aircraft in history, and already flies in 34 countries across the globe. We are proud to be associated with this significant milestone and congratulate Mahindra on their remarkable success. Given the growing demand and positive reception this aircraft continues to receive in the current market, it is the right time to bring this aircraft to the region, and is an extremely welcome addition to our demonstration fleet to help drive the GippsAero range to even greater heights.”

“The utility market in ASEAN is vast, and one of growing importance to Hawker Pacific. We see this GA8 demonstration program as strategic to show first-hand the quality of the aircraft that were present. Interest in the GA8 is very strong in the region, underpinned by the Airvan’s versatility, durability and reliability, making this utility aircraft perfectly suited for operators in this part of the world. We’re very much looking forward to kicking off our demonstration program next month to a variety of customers and potential customers in Asia.

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Hawker Pacific Has Sold Two New Beechcraft King Air B200 Aircraft

Hawker Pacific has sold two new Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft to Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), Queensland Section. 

Asian Aviation - Vol. 11, No. 5, June 2013, pg. 8

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Avalon Airshow 2013: The Highlights

There were many good news stories amongst the exhibitors at Avalon this year – these are just a few of them. 

Aviation Business Asia Pacific - May – June 2013, pg. 38

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Bright Future for Hawker Pacific’s Shanghai Joint Venture

Tony Jones, Chief Operating Officer – Asia, Hawker Pacific takes us through recent developments and events at Hawker Pacific’s Shanghai base. 

Aviation Trader - Vol.02, Issue. 04, May 2013.

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DA40 XLT On Show

A Diamond DA40 XLT has commenced an Australian wide demonstration tour arranged by Hawker Pacific, the local sales agent for the aircraft.

Asia Pacific Aerospace Report -Asia Pacific Aerospace Report, Vol.13, No.13, 15 May 2013, page 6

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Chinese Pilots to Train Here

HUNDREDS of Chinese cadet pilots will amass crucial flight training in Port Macquarie to kickstart a ticket to the skies across the world.

Port Macquarie News -http://www.portnews.com.au/story/1516088/chinese-pilots-to-train-here

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Shanghai Airports See 12% Traffic Gain

Traffic at Shanghai’s Hongqiao and Pudong International business aviation airports was up nearly 12% in the first quarter of 2013 compared with the same period in 2012. “Average increases have hovered around the 12% mark since 2010,” said Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Services Centre GM Carey Matthews.

Aviation Week BCA Show News (Ebace 2013) -May 23, EBACE 2013, Page 4

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Hawker Pacific Congratulates Beechcraft

With Australia now representing one of the largest business turboprop markets outside of North America, Hawker Pacific, leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East, continues to strengthen its presence with Beechcraft Corporation and welcomes the manufacturer’s announcement reporting strong first quarter deliveries for 2013.

Aviation Trader -http://www.aviationtrader.com.au/news/hawker-pacific-congratulates-beechcraft

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Beechcraft Delivers 59 Turboprops in the First Quarter of 2013

Beechcraft delivered 59 turboprops in the first quarter of 2013, compared to 37 in the same period in 2012, and noted strong sales in Australia, which now represents one of the largest business turboprop markets outside of the US… Tony Jones, Hawker Pacific’s senior vice president of aircraft sales & flight services group, says the results are due to Beechcraft’s commitment to its internal strengthening of the company, and its high performing aircraft.

Corporate Jet Investor -http://corporatejetinvestor.com/articles/jawker-pacific-congrats-beechcraft-548

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Hawker Pacific Congratulates Beechcraft: Strong First Quarter 2013

With Australia now representing one of the largest business turboprop markets outside of North America1, Hawker Pacific, leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East, continues to strengthen its presence with Beechcraft Corporation and welcomes the manufacturer’s announcement reporting strong first quarter deliveries for 2013.

Beechcraft Corporation, in recording its 2013 first quarter data to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), has reported a total of 59 global Beechcraft deliveries plus the deliveries of its six remaining Hawker 4000 units. In comparison, the company delivered 37 Beechcraft units over the same time period in 20122. 

Earlier in the year Beechcraft also announced its products represented 53% of the Australian business turboprop market, and deliveries of King Airs to the country had increased by more than50% over the past decade. Hawker Pacific’s Senior Vice President, Aircraft Sales & Flight Services Group, Tony Jones, says the results are due to Beechcraft’s commitment to its internal strengthening of the company, and its high performing aircraft.

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Hawker Pacific Kicks Off DA40-XLT Demo Tour

One month after Diamond Aircraft released the latest enhancement to its DA40 product line – the DA40-XLT – Hawker Pacific, leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East, has begun the first-ever Australia-wide demonstration tour of the aircraft. 

For the next three months, the DA40-XLT will be making its way across six states and, according to Tony Jones, Senior Vice President, Aircraft Sales and Flight Services Group, the tour could not be more timely. “Australia represents a solid market for Diamond’s single engine two and four-seater variants, so you can imagine we’re excited to be debuting the XLT enhancement so soon after its release by Diamond.”

“The tour is a fantastic opportunity for clients and potential buyers to come and inspect the aircraft close up. Nothing compares to experiencing the aircraft first-hand like this, and it’s really why our demonstrations bring results. Diamond Aircraft is well known for producing tough, versatile and reliable products, and the XLT version only builds on this. I have no doubt that it will attract high levels of interest across the country.

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Diamond DA40-XLT on Demo Tour

One month after Diamond Aircraft released the latest enhancement to its DA40 product line – the DA40-XLT, Hawker Pacific has begun the first Australia-wide demonstration tour of the aircraft.

Australian Aviation -http://australianaviation.com.au/2013/05/diamond-da40-xlt-on-demo-tour

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Diamond DA40-XLT to Tour Australia

Hawker Pacific has begun the first-ever Australia-wide demonstration tour of the new Diamond DA40-XLT.

Australian Flying -http://www.australianflying.com.au/news/diamond-da40-xlt-to-tour-australia

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Hawker Pacific Kicks Off DA40 XLT Tour

One month after Diamond Aircraft released the latest enhancement to its DA40 product line – the DA40-XLT – Hawker Pacific, leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East, has begun the first-ever Australia-wide demonstration tour of the aircraft.

Aviation Trader -http://www.aviationtrader.com.au/news/hawker-pacific-kicks-off-da40-xlt-demo-tour

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The Royal Flying Doctor Service has Purchased Two Beech King Air B200s

The Royal Flying Doctor Service In Queensland has purchased two Beech King Air B200s which will replace two older aircraft in its 15 unit fleet. The aircraft are being supplied by Hawker Pacific which said the aircraft are currently being built with delivery set for the first quarter of 2014. 

Asia Pacific Aerospace Report - Vol.13, No.12, 15 May 2013, page 4.

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Hawker Pacific Will Commence An Australian Wide Sales Demo of New Diamond

Hawker Pacific will commence an Australia wide sales demonstration tour of the new Diamond DA40 XLT at the end of May.

Asia Pacific Aerospace Report - Vol.13, No.12, 15 May 2013, page 4

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RFDS Takes Two More B200s

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has bought two new Beechcraft King Air B200s for their Queensland Section. The aircraft are currently being built with delivery set for the first quarter of 2014.

Australian Flying -http://www.australianflying.com.au/news/rfds-takes-two-more-b200s

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