Hawker takes $50 million King Air order

Hawker Beeechcraft said today that Chinese firm Avion Pacific Limited has placed an order for 10 Beechcraft King Airs in a deal valued at $50 million.

Avion's order includes both King Air 350i and King Air C90GTx aircraft, deliveries of which are expected to begin in the fourth quarter.

Hawker said the order was secured at this week's Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai, China.