Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) celebrated the grand opening of its newly expanded, factory-owned aircraft maintenance and service facility at Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in August. The new facility is three times the size of the previous one. It boasts a staff that includes several Master Technicians who collectively have nearly 200 years of experience. In addition, Indianapolis facility plans to add many new jobs over the next 18 months.
The facility includes a 7,700-square-foot line service terminal operated by Signature Flight Support, a 47,300-square-foot maintenance hangar space and 23,000 square feet of customer areas, administrative offices and back shops. The new service center will be offering custom interior modification services, with paint capabilities becoming available this fall.