Wheels Up http://kmuw.org en Beechcraft Secures Largest General Aviation Propeller Aircraft http://kmuw.org/post/beechcraft-secures-largest-general-aviation-propeller-aircraft <p>Wichita-based Beechcraft Corporation says it has received a $1.4 billion plane order; the company believes this to be the largest propeller aircraft order, by value, in general aviation history.<br><br>Beechcraft says Wheels Up ordered 105 King Air 350i aircraft, valued at $788 million dollars.<br><br>Beechcraft will also be the maintenance provider for this new private aviation company in North America and Western Europe.<br><br>Beechcraft says nine planes will be delivered this year, and a total of 35 will be delivered between now and 2015.<br> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:18:25 +0000 Associated Press 21340 at http://kmuw.org