Two New KODIAKs on Display
April 5, 2016, Lakeland, FL….Quest Aircraft Company is again exhibiting at this year’s Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-in and Expo. On display at the Quest booth (MD-32) are two new KODIAK® aircraft, featuring a variety of standard and optional equipment.
“We are pleased to again be here at Sun ‘n Fun,” said Sam Hill, Quest President and CEO. “Over the last few years, we have debuted several new upgrades and enhancements for the KODIAK at this show, including the Garmin GFC 700 Automatic Fight Control System (AFCS) and our Summit Executive interior.”
Both KODIAKs on display feature the Garmin autopilot, which is now standard on the KODIAK. One aircraft is outfitted with the Summit interior, while the Timberline interior is installed in the other. Quest offers three interior packages, each available in warm beige or cool gray. “Whether customers want a rugged workhorse, a comfortable passenger transport for business or personal use, or something in between, the KODIAK is the right aircraft for their mission,” added Hill.
Quest is coming off a strong 2015, having delivered 32 KODIAK aircraft, the best year to-date in the company’s history. KODIAK deliveries have risen steadily since 2012, as worldwide demand for the KODIAK has grown. The company also continues to certify the KODIAK in key countries worldwide. The KODIAK currently has received 22 certifications covering 32 countries, with additional certifications imminent. KODIAKs are in operation around the world in key market segments including personal use, Part 135 operations, government and humanitarian organizations.
The KODIAK’s rugged aluminum construction combines superior STOL performance and high useful load. It offers proven turbine reliability with the Pratt & Whitney PT6 turbine engine, 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.
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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