SINGAPORE — Setouchi Trading Asia Pacific has named Utility Air, based in Sydney, Australia, as its exclusive KODIAK sales representative for Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste, and the South Pacific Islands.
Setouchi Trading has been a KODIAK dealer since July 2014 for the airplane, manufactured by Quest Aircraft in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Quest Aircraft Co. has signed an agreement with SkyView Aircraft (Jiangsu) Industry Co. to represent Quest as the exclusive dealer for KODIAK aircraft in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. The contract also outlines plans for limited assembly and eventual manufacturing of KODIAKs in China.
Quest Aircraft Co. has received certification of its new Summit Executive interior. The five-place interior features club seating, two fold-out tables and two storage cabinets.
Quest Aircraft Co. has received FAA approval for an increase of 565 pounds to the maximum landing weight of the Kodiak. With the increase, the landing weight is now 7,255 pounds, same as the aircraft’s maximum takeoff weight.