Exclusive Aircraft Sales Appointed Kodiak Dealer
November 1, 2016, Orlando, FL…Quest Aircraft Company is pleased to announce that it has named Exclusive Aircraft Sales/Fargo Jet Center as an authorized Kodiak dealer for parts of the Upper Midwest. The company was established in 1995, and specializes in aircraft sales, air charter, maintenance, paint and interiors, avionics sales/service/installation and operates a subsidiary FBO, Premier Jet Center, based at Flying Cloud airport (KFCM) in Minneapolis, MN.
“We are excited to have an organization of their caliber and expertise join our dealer network,” said John Hunt, Vice President of Sales for North, Central and South America. “Fargo Jet Center and Exclusive Aircraft Sales have an excellent reputation in the industry, and we know they will be an asset to Kodiak sales efforts.” Their territory covers Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Quest has built a network of seasoned, well-respected organizations strategically placed around the globe to take full advantage of evolving market opportunities for the Kodiak. Exclusive Aircraft Sales is the fourth Kodiak dealer the company has added in the Americas in the last year.
“We look forward to representing Quest and the Kodiak,” said Randy Jenson, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Exclusive Aircraft Sales/Fargo Jet Center. “The Kodiak is a good fit for our organization and our territory. Its versatility makes it well suited to a wide variety of operations, ranging from corporate/personal business use to utility and amphibious activities.”
The Kodiak’s rugged aluminum construction combines superior STOL performance and high useful load. With powerful turbine performance, the aircraft has the ability to land and take off from unimproved surfaces and is capable of working off floats without structural upgrades. The Kodiak can take off in under 1,000 feet at full gross takeoff weight of 7,255 lbs. and climb at over 1,300 feet per minute.
Kodiaks are in operation around the world in over 20 countries in key market segments including personal use, Part 135 operations, government and humanitarian organizations. The Kodiak has received 23 certifications covering 33 countries, with several additional certifications imminent.
Quest Aircraft Company is the manufacturer of the Kodiak, a 10-place single engine turboprop airplane, designed for STOL use and float capability. Headquartered in Sandpoint, Idaho, the company was established in 2001 and began deliveries of the KODIAK in December 2007. For more information, please visit www.questaircraft.com.
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