Hawker Beechcraft Co. (HBC) plans to ramp up production deliveries of its super-midsize Hawker 4000 later this year, now that the airplane has weathered a particularly thorny, prolonged development and certification program. The Wichita, Kan., company and its predecessor, Raytheon Aircraft Co. (RAC), spent the lion’s share of their $284-million R&D funds for 2006, 2007 and 2008 on the aircraft, according to U.S. Security and Exchange Commission filings. Hundreds of millions more ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Super Midsize Hawker 4000 Finally Ready for Market".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.