Chinese colleges order Beechcraft King Airs

Hawker Beechcraft said today it has received orders for three Beechcraft King Air C90GTx turboprop airplanes from the Civil Aviation University of China and the Xinjiang Tianxiang Aviation College.

CAU will take two of the planes. Financial terms of the sales were not disclosed.

Wichita-based Hawker said the airplanes will be delivered this year.