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Hawker Pacific Sells Bell 429 to NZ Operator

Hawker Pacific, Asia Pacific’s leading aircraft sales, services and product support company, has sold a brand new Bell 429 Helicopter to a commercial operator in New Zealand. The aircraft will join an existing rotary fleet for business and VIP transport, and will be fitted out with airconditioning and corporate interior for delivery next year.

According to Tony Jones, Hawker Pacific’s Senior Vice President, Aircraft Sales Group, the 2013 rotary market is looking promising as interest continues to grow, particularly in light twin-engine aircraft, to meet the incoming Part 133 and Part 138 regulations.

“We are extremely pleased to announce our latest Bell 429 sale at the 2013 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition at Avalon. This deal reflects the resurgence in enquiries we are seeing not only for new aircraft but also in pre-owned aircraft, across our region,” Tony Jones said.

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Hawker Pacific renews contract with Beechcraft Corporation

Hawker Pacific, Asia Pacific’s leading aircraft sales, services and product support company, is pleased to announce that it has renewed its Dealer Agreement with Beechcraft, formally Hawker Beechcraft, as the manufacturer officially emerges from Chapter 11 and reinforces its commitment to the Asian Pacific market.

The contract, signed today at the 2013 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace& Defence Exposition at Avalon Airport, will see Hawker Pacific continue to lead and represent Beechcraft products across South-East Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Tony Jones, Hawker Pacific’s Senior Vice President, Aircraft Sales Group, stated today’s signing was a significant vote of confidence in Hawker Pacific and a testimony to the solid partnership forged with Beechcraft over many decades.

“This renewal is an absolute win-win for all parties. Hawker Pacific maintains its representation of one of the finest aircraft manufacturers in the world, while Beechcraft continues its partnership with the region’s most renowned aircraft sales, services and product support company with an unmatched record in infrastructure and sales clout. Importantly, it’s also a winning combination for owners and future owners of the company’s products.” “We’ve already booked a number of sales in 2013 and see continuing improvement in the economy. Beechcraft has emerged from the reorganisation as a trusted and globally recognised brand with stronger financial and operational strength. As the company refines its focus on the ‘hot selling’ King Airs and Beechcraft piston line, we’re very bullish about the next decade and congratulate Beechcraft on their successful restructuring.” 

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Hawker Pacific Announces Appointment

Paul Van der Blom - Director Aircraft Sales and Acquisition Services

Paul Van der Blom recently joined business aviation services provider Hawker Pacific as Director Aircraft Sales and Acquisition Services based in Singapore, focussing on the company’s business aircraft trading presence in Asia. Paul previously worked for ExecuJet, TAG Aviation and Airbus in various commercial and management roles.

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Hawker Pacific delivers Beechcraft King Air Turboprops to AeroPearl

Hawker Pacific delivers two Beechcraft King Air 350iTurboprops to AeroPearl

Hawker Pacific, Asia Pacific’s leading aircraft sales, services and product support company, has completed delivery of two brand new King Air 350i turboprops to specialised aviation company AeroPearl.The two aircraft will be used throughout the region for AeroPearl’s Flight Inspection Contract with Airservices Australia and will be based in Brisbane. They are replacing two older KingAirs and were ferried to Germany for modification at Aerodata ahead of delivery.Mark Simpson, Business Centre Manager, AeroPearl, said the new King Air 350i turboprops represented an ongoing investment in the Company’s market leading flight inspection fleet.

“As a specialised aviation company, we have a reputation for excellence, and this upgrade represents a key milestone for AeroPearl and our relationship with the King Air 350 aircraft and Hawker Pacific.”More than 40 people attended the Acceptance Ceremony which Tony Jones, Senior Vice President, Aircraft Sales and Flight Service Group, Hawker Pacific, noted was a reflection of the strong regard the industry holds for state-of-the-art aviation.“These King Air 350i turboprops will provide unmatched value, fuel efficiency and comfort while also meeting the very specific needs of Aeropearl in fulfilling its contractual obligations with Airservices Australia.

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Hawker Pacific Announces Avalon 2013 Line-Up

Hawker Pacific, Asia, Pacific and the Middle East’s leading aircraft sales, services and product support company, is delighted to announce a trio of King Air 350 sales in the Asia Pacific Region: two brand new King Air 350i aircraft sold in Australia and Malaysia, and a King Air 350 supplied in the Philippines.

Tony Jones, Hawker Pacific’s Senior Vice President, Aircraft Sales Group, says the sales reinforce Hawker Pacific’s commitment to servicing the pre-owned and new aircraft segments, and recognise the Beechcraft King Air as the right choice for new and existing customers. “The momentum for the King Air 350 range of aircraft, both new and used, remains incredibly strong as the need for extended range, high performance aircraft continues to grow and economic conditions improve. Only months ago, Beechcraft announced the delivery of its 7000th King Air, and we’re expecting to see this number climb considerably over the coming years,” Tony Jones said.

“Hawker Pacific is a long -term partner of Beechcraft - formerly Hawker Beechcraft Corporation - and the hat-trick of orders is a fantastic start to 2013 as the manufacturer formally emerges from Chapter 11 proceedings, with stronger finances and a greater focus on their strongest performing products. The sales reinforce the outlook for solid growth in production rates of the Beechcraft King Air range, and we are confident that the aircraft will provide long-term value, reliability and comfort for the new owners.”

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