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Beechcraft Announces Upgrades on New Production King Airs

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  1. Beechcraft Announce Avionics, Cabin Upgrades on New Production King Airs
    Textron Aviation brand Beechcraft Corporation announced at the 2015 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) that it is offering avionics and cabin upgrades to new production King Air family turboprops. The new avionics upgrades are detailed to be the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck suite. The system includes three intuitive 14-inch displays that will surely wow pilots and make them love King Airs even more. The new upgrades for the King Airs is expected to become standard equipment in the cockpit as certification on all three models is pending in the next couple of months.
  2. Along with a beautiful glass cockpit, the cabin of the King Airs are being updated/upgraded. “We’re improving the pilot and passenger experience in an already iconic line of business turboprops by incorporating the latest technology in the cockpit and the cabin,” said Christi Tannahill, senior vice president, Turboprop Aircraft and Interior Design. “Owners/operators will love the improved value proposition and safety features, passengers will enjoy additional standard cabin features, and the new Pro Line Fusion avionics will help pilots quickly and intuitively manage their King Air flights.” The King Air’s cabin technologies, will offer an improved and connected passenger experience. The personal device-centric cabin will include international or domestic Wi-Fi as standard on the King Air 350i and 250 aircraft and optional on the C90GTx. Also standard on all three models will be electronically dimmable window shades, offering a simple interface that provides clearer views and darker shading at the touch of a button.Upgraded King Air 250 turboprops are expected to begin delivering in the third quarter of 2015, followed by King Air 350i/ER in the fourth quarter and King Air C90GTx in early 2016.

    For more information:

    Beechcraft Corporation
    9709 E. Central Avenue
    Wichita, KS 67206
    www.beechcraft.com

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