New Dealers Added to KODIAK Sales Network
New Appointments Part of Company’s Continued Growth
April 9, 2013, Lakeland, FL…Quest Aircraft Company is pleased to announce several new dealer appointments, reflecting the company’s commitment to continued growth and global expansion. The new dealers join an existing network of KODIAK sales and service dealers strategically located around the world.
“We are pleased to welcome four new dealers to our team,” said Steve Zinda, Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Customer Service. “Each of these organizations is well-respected and will be an asset to our sales efforts.”
The new dealers are Salt Lake City-based Keystone Aviation, Mid-Continent Aviation Services (MCAS), SkyQuest KODIAK Sales US, which has responsibility for the Mid-Atlantic States, and SkyPulse, whose territory includes Russia and several other Eastern European countries. MCAS, headquartered at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) is also an authorized Quest Service Center.
“Quest has been expanding its network of seasoned organizations over the last 18 months as we continue to strategically pursue market opportunities,” added Zinda. “We know our dealers bring expertise and professionalism, as well as a strong relationship with customers and potential customers in their respective geographic areas, and are a good fit for Quest and the KODIAK.”
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.
Quest Aircraft Company 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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