EDITOR’S v iew p o i n t By Barb Zuehlke
What’s on your wish list?
f you had unlimited resources what would your facility look like, what
equipment would you have? A couple of recent projects are setting new
Hawker Beechcraft recently completed a $14 million maintenance facil-
ity in Indianapolis. Spanning 80,000 square feet, the new facility is located at
Indianapolis International Airport and features a maintenance hangar, shop and The new Hawker
part storage area, administrative office, and fixed-base operation. The facility Beechcraft main-
includes a 40,000-square-foot maintenance hangar that can accommodate up to 15 tenance, repair,
aircraft at a time, a 23,400-square-foot shop and part storage area, and a showroom and overhaul facil-
area that allows clients to review and purchase upgrades such as aircraft interiors ity in Indianapolis.
or avionics. Photos courtesy of
The construction company, VJS Lincoln which specializes in aviation develop- MediaWright Inc.
ment and construction, worked with Mike Robinson, gen-
eral manager for Hawker Beechcraft Indianapolis, and Pa