Nextant Aerospace 400XT On Display at NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum

Nextant Announces New Product Name 400XT

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, OHIO — July 28, 2010 – Nextant Aerospace will have their demonstration aircraft on display at the NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum August 18th at the Waukegan Airport. The static display will be from 9am-4pm at DB Aviation FBO.

 “The 400XT certification program is progressing as expected.  The Williams FJ44-3AP engine and Rockwell Collins avionics installation are complete and all systems have been powered up.  Engine ground test procedures are in progress.  We expect to begin engine ground power runs within the next two weeks followed by 1st flight shortly thereafter.” said Jim Miller, President Nextant Aerospace.

The Nextant Aerospace 400XT significantly improves the extremely popular Hawker Beechjet 400A/XP by extending its range more than 50% to over 2,000 nautical miles (4 PAX NBAA IFR) while reducing operating costs by 30%. The 400XT is equipped with a Pro Line 21 upgrade that seamlessly manages the Williams FJ44-3AP Full Authority Digital Engine control (FADEC) and enables future NEXTGEN avionics equipage requirements.

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About Nextant Aerospace

The Nextant 400XT is a remanufactured Beechjet 400A/XP equipped with the FJ44-3AP engines and Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 fully integrated avionics.  The 400XT is delivered with zero timed inspections, Life Limited Components, ADs and Mandatory SBs compliance, and a 2 year whole aircraft warranty.

Nextant Aerospace was formed for the primary purpose of developing an aircraft modernization program.  In 2007, Nextant launched their first aircraft retrofit program the 400XT. The 400XT includes three major upgrades to the Beechjet 400A/XP. These include upgrading the flight deck with a Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21™ avionics suite, replacing the P&W JT15D engines with Williams FJ44-3AP engines, and aerodynamic enhancements including nacelles, pylons and an improved engine mounting configuration. Nextant’s Service Center Network consists of two maintenance and overhaul facilities at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and Birmingham International Airport (BHM) and a design and manufacturing facility located at Cuyahoga County Airport (CGF).   For more information, please visit

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