Bill Boisture

Business
7:36 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Beechcrafts Light Attack Aircraft Takes Flight

Beechcraft's AT-6 light attack aircraft.
Credit Courtesy photo / Beechcraft Corporation

Beechcraft is celebrating the inaugural flight of its first production AT-6 light attack aircraft.

The Wichita-based aircraft maker commemorated the event Tuesday at its headquarters as it tries to market the new military plane among U.S. partner nations.

CEO Bill Boisture says the company has seen a growing interest in the plane from the defense establishment around the world.

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