KODIAK on Display at AOPA Aviation Summit
October 8, 2012, Sandpoint, ID….Quest Aircraft Company is pleased to announce that it will be displaying a KODIAK at this year’s AOPA Aviation Summit. This is the company’s first appearance at the event.
“We are excited to add this event to our KODIAK marketing efforts,” said Steve Zinda, Quest’s Director of Sales and Marketing. “We have seen interest from a wide variety of market segments this year and look forward to reaching even more potential customers at this year’s Aviation Summit.”
Quest will be located outside the convention center at the Airport Fest. The new KODIAK on display features a Timberline interior, along with air conditioning and an External Cargo Compartment. The aircraft will also participate in the Parade of Planes, to be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, October 10.
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. A 3-panel Garmin G1000 integrated avionics suite including Synthetic Vision Technology is standard equipment on the KODIAK.
KODIAKs are in service around the world with charter operators, small businesses, personal owners, U.S. and international governments, and humanitarian organizations. The KODIAK can be equipped with a variety of options including an External Cargo Compartment, a Certified Flight Into Known Ice (FIKI) TKS ice protection system, air-conditioning, and even a Jump Package.
Quest Aircraft Company, LLC is the manufacturer of the KODIAK, a 10-place single engine turboprop utility 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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