Nakanihon Air Service orders a King Air B200
Beechcraft have announced the order for a King Air B200 turboprop aircraft from Japanese company Nakanihon Air Service.
The King Air B200 to be used for multi-purpose missions, such as maritime patrol, emergency medical service and passenger transportation.
“Companies like Nakanihon Air Service and government agencies across the globe are realizing the benefits of the King Air’s capabilities to perform special missions such as air ambulance, ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance), maritime surveillance and flight training, which has resulted in numerous orders for these aircraft in the past few years,” said Ted Farid, Beechcraft’s vice president of sales for the Asia Pacific region.
Farid continued “The King Air is particularly well suited to special missions as it is capable of operating from short, unimproved runways, which provides great flexibility in remote areas.”
The aircraft is scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2014, this will be the third Beechcraft aircraft that Nakanihon Air Service has purchased; the aviation services company has been operating two King Air B200s since 1994.