How RBI Hawker is innovating in APAC – Ian D’Arcy, Hawker Pacific


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Hawker Pacific is one of the leading aircraft sales and support companies in APAC, and one of the largest independent companies of its type in the region, with 800 employees. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant talks to the business’ Vice President Regional Operations, Middle East and Pacific, Ian D’Arcy, about RBI Hawker, a collaboration between Hawker Pacific and Bell Helicopters that specialises in rotor blade repair. D’Arcy discusses the plan to bring a true home base to Australia after 15 years’ experience in Dubai while looking at launching satellite operations in countries such as Papua New Guinea. He talks through the challenges and opportunities, and how the market is changing.

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