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Aviation and aerospace manufacturing

Chinese firm to buy Hawker Beechcraft in $1.8B deal

WICHITA – Struggling aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft announced Monday that it had reached a $1.79 billion “exclusivity agreement” with a Chinese aerospace manufacturer for the sale of its business jet and general aviation operations in a deal that will save thousands of jobs in Kansas and Arkansas. Read More

Cirrus Aircraft Selected By St. Louis University

DULUTH, Minn., June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cirrus Aircraft announced today a partnership with the Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology to add SR20 trainer aircraft to its flight training fleet. The delivery of these new airplanes marks the latest selection of SR-series Cirrus aircraft by a premier pilot training program to […]

Arkansas Passes Flyaway and Maintenance Tax Exemption

To promote the state as a center of aviation and aerospace manufacturing, Arkansas’ legislature on April 7 passed a sales and use-tax exemption for aircraft maintenance, as well as a flyaway exemption for aircraft sales. The bill, which was signed into law by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, was sponsored by Rep. Joe Jett, himself a […]