Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) has announced its seven US factory-owned service centres have received the Diamond Award for excellence in aircraft maintenance training from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) ‘Maintenance Technician Programme’. The award acknowledges that the facilities have had 100 per cent of employees participating in the FAA’s scheme. The award is based on the number of hours of FAA-approved aviation maintenance training received throughout the year. The maintenance centres that met the requirements were: Tampa, Florida.; Indianapolis, Indiana.; Wilmington, Delaware; Wichita, Kansas; Houston, Texas; and two facilities in Atlanta, Georgia.