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Multitasker with Legs

Multitasker with Legs

350CER’s versatility and extended range make it NOAA’s ‘King of the Road’ When Hurricane Matthew started on its path of destruction from the Caribbean to the Southeast United States last fall, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Marine and Aviation Operations was called into action. Three aircraft and one ship supported forecasting,…

Registration Now Open for King Air Gathering II

Registration Now Open for King Air Gathering II

September 29-30, 2017 – Dayton, Ohio Planning has been finalized and registration is open for the second King Air Gathering being held September 29-30, 2017, at Stevens Aviation in Dayton, Ohio (KDAY). The event will offer different speakers and subjects than the first Gathering, and also includes an optional tour of Hartzell Propeller Inc., which…

Maintenance Tip: Beware of Black Death

Maintenance Tip: Beware of Black Death

During the hot summer months, nearly everyone is running their air conditioner, and it would be an awful thing for it to stop working. Black Death could be the culprit and it isn’t what you want to happen to your King Air. Black Death is a sludgy disgusting goo that gums up the air conditioning…

Ask the Expert: The Crossover Duct … and Why it was Eliminated

“Out of sight, out of mind.” That can be one description of the topic for this month’s article: The crossover duct. Take a look at the image below, showing the forward portion of a model 90’s environmental system. Do you see that dark blue and light blue tube that crosses from left to right, on…

Baron – The Businessman’s Beechcraft, Part One

Baron – The Businessman’s Beechcraft, Part One

The Model 95-55 was aimed directly at the CEO who wanted fast, economical transportation at an affordable price ”Outstanding single event of the 1961 meeting was the introduction of the new Beechcraft Model 55 Baron, a fast, sleek, four- to five-seat twin-engine plane designed for the businessman-pilot. Ruggedly strong, yet extremely trim in appearance with…

Value Added: Global Jeppesen Charts Now Available on ForeFlight

ForeFlight, the creator of the widely used flight planning and electronic flight bag app for Apple iPad and iPhone, announced that Jeppesen’s world-class library of standard chart coverages are now available as an option with the current release of ForeFlight Mobile, making it the premier all-in-one mobile solution for planning, briefing, filing, flying, and logging…

Technically: Service Bulletin 30-4166: REVISION TRANSMITTAL – Ice and Rain Protection – Air Intake – Ram Air Recovery System

Issued: Revision 1 – June 29, 2017; Original – March 9, 2017 Revision 1 to SB 30-4166: A. Adds instructions for lower forward cowling repair in Step 6 of the Accomplishment Instructions. B. Corrects a serial number in Step 7 of the Accomplishment Instructions. C. Adds Figure 2. D. Adds the 101-910020-3 Vane, S3806-9 Sheet Metal Repair Kit, S3806-10…

Technically: Service Bulletin 53-4173: Fuselage – Brake Master Cylinder Support Tube Inspection

Issued: June 28, 2017 Effectivity: Beechcraft Super King Air C90GTi, Serial Numbers LJ-2091 thru LJ-2095, LJ-2097; Beechcraft Super King Air B200, Serial Number BB-2019; Beechcraft Super King Air B200GT, Serial Numbers BY-194 thru BY-201; Beechcraft Super King Air B300, Serial Numbers FL-889 thru FL-902, FL-904 thru FL-907. Compliance – Recommended: This service document should be…

Technically: Service Bulletin 23-4175: Communications – Audio Storage and Playback Unit (ASPU) Configuration Change

Issued: July 14, 2017 Effectivity: Super King Air Model B300, Serial Numbers FL-954, FL-967 thru FL-1096; Super King Air Model B300C, Serial Numbers FM-58 thru FM-71; Super King Air Model B200GT, Serial Numbers BY-229 thru BY-293; Super King Air Model B200CGT, Serial Number BZ-1; and King Air C90GTi, Serial Numbers LJ-2122 thru LJ-2136. The equivalent…