July 25, 2017, Sandpoint, Idaho – Quest Aircraft today announced the appointment of Hangar Uno as an exclusive authorized sales representative for the Kodiak throughout Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. Hangar Uno is based out of the San Fernando International Airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
John Hunt, Vice President of Sales for North, Central and South America for Quest Aircraft, noted, “Building a solid network to support the Kodiak is of the utmost importance to not only Quest, but also ourKodiak operators. That is why we’re excited to be adding Hangar Uno to our team. They are a leader in their region with over thirty years of proven experience in providing quality service and support to aircraft owners. Their familiarity with the area and its unique operator requirements will be an invaluable asset to the Quest family.”
Willie Tufro, President of Hangar Uno, feels that the Kodiak’s modern design and versatility will be an optimum fit for the vast and varied geography of the region. “We feel confident that operators in South America will appreciate that the Kodiak was designed specifically for such a variety of operations, including rugged terrain. Many other aircraft manufacturer shave adapted their aircraft to these environments, but they lack the modern design features and increased safety inherent within the Kodiak design.”
Hangar Uno expects the Kodiak to excel in the private, commercial, business and government industry sectors.
Quest Aircraft continues to use strategic sales, service partner selection and certification programs to bolster its presence in Central and South America. This year alone, Quest Aircraft has added authorized sales representatives covering Brazil, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
About Hangar Uno
Hangar Uno has over thirty years of experience in the commercial aviation market. Their facility is based at the San Fernando International Airport in Buenos Aries, Argentina. In addition to sales and support,Hangar Uno offers flight training, transportation, aerial photography, and geological exploration.
About 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 PT6turbine 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. Three interior packages are available along with a wide range of factory-installed options.
About Quest Aircraft Company
The Quest Aircraft Company is dedicated to providing access to more people and more places by building the most rugged, reliable, turbine STOL aircraft in the business. For the past decade, the 10-seat Kodiak 100 has proven its versatility in a wide range of public, private, business and humanitarian applications. Additionally, Quest’s continuously growing dealer and global support network provides customer assurance that their missions will be accomplished. TheKodiak is proudly built in Sandpoint Idaho, with a fleet of over 200 aircraft certified in over 50 countries around the globe.