New Partnerships Broaden Company's Reach in the Marketplace
July 25, Oshkosh, WI...Quest Aircraft Company continues to expand its sales network, both within North America and internationally. Agreements have been reached with representatives in Africa, the Caribbean, India, the Middle East, South America, and the U.S.
"We recently announced several North American dealers, and have just added another organization to our network," said Steve Zinda, Director Sales and Marketing." The North American sales network is now comprised of Clay Lacy Aviation, Cutter Aviation, Holstein Aviation, and Piedmont Aircraft. "We believe our expanded sales network of seasoned, well-respected organizations will position Quest to take full advantage of emerging market opportunities." Quest will continue to expand its domestic sales network in the next few months.
"On the international front, we are focusing initially on the regions where the KODIAK is already certified or pending certification," Zinda added. "In addition to the agreements already in place, we will be announcing several new appointments in Australia, Brazil, Europe, Mexico, and the Pacific Rim the very near future."
Quest has also added several new Authorized Service Centers (ASCs) for the KODIAK as part of its expansion strategy and to better support the growing fleet of aircraft in the field. The company now has five factory-authorized service centers strategically located throughout the U.S., and expects to appoint several more later this year.
Quest has seen strong market acceptance in key market segments, including personal use, Part 135 operations, government, and humanitarian organizations. The versatile 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, 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.