Beechcraft to Supply King Air 350 Aircraft to Iraq

27.03.2015 Iraq
Beechcraft to Supply King Air 350 Aircraft to Iraq

Beechcraft to Supply King Air 350 Aircraft to Iraq

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US-based Beechcraft Corporation has won a $27 million contract from the Iraqi military, which includes supply of one King Air 350 extended range aircraft modified with intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capability, a report said.

The deal also covers two Scorpion ground stations, added the Iraq Business News report.

The work is expected to be completed by March, 2017, according to the report.

Beechcraft’s King Air 350i is equipped with the Rockwell Collins Venue™ cabin management system and state-of-the-art Beechcraft FlexCabin capability.

The King Air 350i sets the standard in cabin comfort, business capability, in-flight productivity and entertainment. It delivers unmatched fuel efficiency and the lowest operating cost per seat mile, making it the greenest aircraft in its class.

Beechcraft designs, builds and supports versatile and globally renowned aircraft, including the King Air turboprops, piston-engine Baron and Bonanza, and the T-6 trainer and AT-6 light attack military aircraft.

Beechcraft’s 5,400 highly skilled employees are focused on continuously improving the company’s products and services which are sold to individuals, businesses and governments worldwide.

In business since 1932, Beechcraft has built more than 54,000 aircraft and more than 36,000 continue flying today. It leads the industry with a global network of more than 90 factory-owned and authorized service centers.

The company’s headquarters and major manufacturing facilities are located in Wichita, Kansas.



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