Marshall Aviation Services appointed exclusive Beechcraft sales distributor for UK, Ireland and Scandinavia.

Monday 9th September 2013

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  • Marshall Aviation Services in Broughton
  • Beechcraft KingAir 350

Marshall Aviation Services, part of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG), has been appointed exclusive aircraft sales distributor for Beechcraft's range of commercial and Special Mission King Air turboprops and piston-engine aircraft in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Scandinavia.

Steve Jones, Managing Director of Marshall Aviation Services comments: "We are delighted to have received this appointment from Beechcraft Corporation.  It complements our newly announced acquisition of Beechcraft's European service and support business at Broughton, UK."

The distributorship will be based at the new Marshall Aviation Services facility in Broughton, with a satellite location in Oslo, Norway.  It will be headed by Howard Povey, Marshall Aviation Services Sales Director, who will be supported by a team of experienced aircraft sales professionals.

In addition, Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support has appointed Marshall Aviation Services as exclusive European Union sales agent for its Hawker XPR aircraft programme.  This initiative was launched to  improve the performance, range, operating cost and value of Hawker 400XP, Beechjet 400A and Hawker 800 aircraft, featuring  enhanced avionics, upgraded engines and genuine Hawker winglets.

Richard Emery, Beechcraft President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, said: "Marshall is a company with a solid reputation in the aerospace and defence business.  This appointment, combined with Marshall's acquisition of the UK Service Centre and its recently-awarded Authorised Service Centre status, is a winning combination for Beechcraft commercial, special mission and XPR customers in the region."

Howard Povey adds: "To exclusively represent Beechcraft's new and aftermarket aircraft programmes is a fantastic opportunity for Marshall Aviation Services and expands our business aviation capabilities. We look forward to working with Beechcraft to successfully promote and market their products throughout our region."

Marshall Aviation Services  is responsible for all of Marshall ADG's business and commercial aviation activities, including the management of Cambridge International Airport. Across its Broughton, Cambridge and Oxford locations it offers solutions including: maintenance, modification, refurbishment and conversion of business aircraft to Hawker, King Air and Cessna Citation aircraft amongst others.  The company also provides  aircraft  management and charter through FlairJet; sales of new Beechcraft Aircraft across the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia; hangarage at Cambridge International Airport; and within JETability, aircraft brokerage and complementary services tailored to the requirements of business aircraft operators and owners.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group  specialises in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture. Its capabilities include engineering design, manufacture and test, systems integration, maintenance and product support, and the provision of personnel, training and advice.

The company is valued for its integrity, performance and customer focus which has been demonstrated through its innovative solutions and ability to deliver on-time and to-cost.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies which employs over 4,500 people with a turnover in excess of £1.1bn.

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