Hawker Pacific sells two King Air B200s to RFDS

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Hawker Pacific has sold two Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft to the Royal Flying Doctors Service (RFDS), Queensland Section.

RFDS will use the aircraft for aeromedical retrieval duties. The twin-engined turboprops are being specifically produced to suit RFDS's special requirements, with a large main undercarriage, high frequency radio and enhanced avionics to meet the latest automatic dependent surveillance broadcast and required navigation performance requirements.

The cabins will be fitted with dual stretchers and be able to carry three medical staff and two patients.

The aircraft are currently being built with delivery set for the first quarter of 2014.

"The new B200 will be joining our current fleet of 15 King Airs," says RFDS Queensland Section general manager aviation and service platforms Peter Randell.