Quest Names NorthPoint Aviation as KODIAK Dealer
Newest Dealer Appointment Part of Company’s Continued Growth
April 1, 2014, Lakeland, FL…Quest Aircraft Company is pleased to announce the addition of NorthPoint Aviation KODIAK as an authorized KODIAK dealer. NorthPoint Aviation, located at the Brainerd Crow Wing Airport in Brainerd, MN, joins an existing network of KODIAK sales organizations and service centers strategically located around the world.
“We are very pleased that NorthPoint Aviation has joined our team and is actively marketing the KODIAK in their territory,” said Steve Zinda, Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “They are an experienced sales and service organization, and I know Quest will benefit from their expertise and sales efforts.”
NorthPoint Aviation’s territory includes the upper Midwest and the Canadian Provinces of Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan, as well as the Territory of Nunavut. Over the last two years, Quest has been strategically expanding its network of seasoned sales organizations to enhance its market penetration in key geographic regions.
“NorthPoint Aviation, like all of our dealers, brings professionalism and a strong relationship with customers and potential customers in their area,” added Zinda. “They are a good fit for Quest and the KODIAK.” Quest currently has 14 dealers located throughout the U.S. and internationally.
The KODIAK’s rugged aluminum construction combines superior STOL performance and high useful load. It offers proven turbine reliability with the Pratt & Whitney PT6 turbine 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. A 3-panel Garmin G1000 integrated avionics suite including Synthetic Vision Technology is standard equipment on the KODIAK.
Quest Aircraft Company is the manufacturer of the KODIAK, a 10-place single engine turboprop airplane, designed for STOL use and float capability. Headquartered in Sandpoint, Idaho, the company was established in 2001 and began deliveries of the KODIAK in December 2007. For more information, please visit www.questaircraft.com.
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