Hawker Beechcraft debut air ambulance King Air 350ER at Paris Air Show


Special mission King Air in static display at show

Hawker Beechcraft has long
been regarded as an industry leader in providing aircraft for special mission
applications, currently supplies more than 35 percent of the aircraft used in
air ambulance roles worldwide, according to JETNET Evolution. This week, the
company announced the addition of a King Air 350ER special mission aircraft to
its demonstrator fleet. One feature of the aircraft, which debuted at the Paris
Air Show, is an air ambulance configuration of medical sleds and a medical

“We are proud of our record
as a leader in providing aircraft for air ambulance missions,” said Jay Gibson,
vice president, Special Missions. “In the past three years, we have seen
resurgence in the number of new aircraft ordered with medical packages
installed. Air ambulance operators are dealing with serious medical conditions
that require immediate aircraft dispatch. With this kind of requirement, these
operators recognize the need for durable, reliable and affordable HBC