AQRD KEEPING BEECHCRAFT STARSHIPS FLYING
Aerospace Quality Research and Development (“AQRD”) continues to showcase its innovative engineering and repair capabilities by supporting legacy aircraft and those no longer supported by the OEM.
This fall AQRD has continued to support the history and heritage of the Beechcraft Starship at their engineering and repair facility at Addison Airport (KADS). After extensive modification, repair, and maintenance AQRD re-delivered serial number – NC-51, BE2000A Starship to its proud owner. NC-51 is based in Aspen, Colorado, and comes to AQRD routinely for upgrades, maintenance, and Modifications. AQRD maintains the technical and engineering expertise to support the starship platform to name a few.
“Keeping the Starship dream alive is core to AQRD’s belief relative to supporting legacy aircraft,” says CEO Raj Narayanan. AQRD also owns, operates, and maintains two airworthy Beechcraft Starships. Currently there are only four remaining airworthy Beechcraft Starships in existence.
AQRD continuously works to find innovative solutions to provide owners options to sustain their aircraft into the future; the Starships are an example of this endeavor. Focus is placed on delivering solutions at a reasonable cost and maintaining the utmost quality in aviation safety and aircraft performance. AQRD continues its development of new technology and applies it to aircraft solutions, whether it’s the Starship or a Textron Cessna Citation Latitude.