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Living Life to the Fullest – King Air C90 Plays Part in Austrian Owner’s Plan

Living Life to the Fullest – King Air C90 Plays Part in Austrian Owner’s Plan

Austria native and King Air C90 owner Boris Greiner has the entrepreneurial spirit and business sense of taking what he learns, making good decisions and using it to better his life – both professionally and personally. He has this enterprising nature in his genes, as his ancestors started a small business in 1868 that has…

Prop Heat

Prop Heat

I got a call from a King Air pilot I know well. He used to fly a model 90 and brought it in to my shop for many years. Now he flies a 200 with four-blade Hartzell props. We got reacquainted last year during the pre-buy on this 200. The aircraft is working out well,…

Canadian King Air Summit, VNY Offers Sustainable Alternative Fuel, Reduced Separation Trial Coming to NAT and EASA Issues Runway Safety NPA

Canadian King Air Summit, VNY Offers Sustainable Alternative Fuel, Reduced Separation Trial Coming to NAT and EASA Issues Runway Safety NPA

Canadian King Air Summit Scheduled for April 25 FastAir Executive Aviation Services is hosting what they say is the largest event for Beechcraft King Air owners and operators in Canada – the 2019 King Air Summit held April 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The one-day event focuses on education and…

The History of King Air Chip Detector Annunciator Lights

In the early days of the King Air and PT6 engines, back in the ’60s and early ’70s, there was no such thing as chip detectors. The low spot near the bottom of the Reduction Gearbox (RGB) at the front of the engine had a drain plug only. The plug was not fitted with any…

Stearman – The Early Days Part One

Stearman – The Early Days Part One

In 1926 Lloyd Carlton Stearman bid Wichita, Kansas, farewell to go west and build biplanes, but a year later was back in town to stay. Walter H. Beech shook hands with his friend and associate at the Travel Air Manufacturing Company after flying the Travel Air Special – a handsome, custom-built biplane designed for speed.…

Garmin Announces Aviation Webinar Offerings

Garmin has announced its avia­tion webinars through the first-half of 2019. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost avionics solutions, the company says the free webinars offer pilots and customers with a broad overview of the latest Garmin has to offer, while also providing a general operational overview of its…

FreeFight Systems Names Hampton Aviation as an Authorized Dealer/Installer

NextGen avionics leader Free­Flight Systems announced that it had named Hampton Aviation of Mena, Arkansas, to the company’s network of authorized dealers and installers. FreeFlight Systems designs, manufactures, sells and supports avionics systems that improve the safety, efficiency and affordability of flying. For the King Air and twin turboprop market, FreeFlight Systems designed the Avail…

Technically…

Service Bulletins SB 23-4175, Rev.1, Communications – Audio Storage and Playback Unit (ASPU) Configuration Change Issued: Original, July 14, 2017 Revision 1, January 17, 2019 Note: This revision replaces the original issue of SB 23-4175 in its entirety and was revised to: Add clarity to the Effectivity section as to which aircraft this kit is…