Hawker Beechcraft Will Stay in Wichita

By Bill Garvey william_garvey@aviationweek.com

Well, so much for moving to the Big Easy. Hawker Beechcraft Corp. announced today that the State of Kansas has ante’d up $60 million to keep the OEM and 4,000 jobs in Wichita, a figure that convinced Chairman and CEO Bill Boisture to unpack his bags and stay put.

Earlier this year Boisture said he was contemplating moving the entire company to Louisiana, to take advantage of ...

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