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Inspired by Dad — Loss of father motivates C90 owner to pursue dreams

Inspired by Dad — Loss of father motivates C90 owner to pursue dreams

Lonnie Steverson feels like he’s living out his father’s dream: he’s working and growing the company his parents Joey and Jill Steverson started in the 1980s, he built a house just down the road from the business in Prentiss, Mississippi, where he recently added a 3,000-foot grass runway on his 20-acre property and he regularly…

Is it Time to Switch Insurance Carriers?

Is it Time to Switch Insurance Carriers?

As a consumer, you buy many different insurance policies. When was the last time you switched insurance carriers for one or more of your policies? If you’ve switched recently, what were the driving factors behind this decision and were there any repercussions or risk in doing so? If you’ve moved an aircraft policy, the answer…

ADS-B News and Alcohol Testing During Ramp Inspections Has Started in Some Countries

ADS-B News and Alcohol Testing During Ramp Inspections Has Started in Some Countries

Aviation Groups Worry a Recent FAA Policy Statement on Actions for Non-equipped ADS-B Out Operators Caused Confusion On April 1, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a Statement of Policy establishing its course of action for issuing air traffic control (ATC) authorization to those operating aircraft that are not equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)…

King Air Crossfeed Basics

My aim in writing this article is not to present anything new but rather to simply review some of the fuel system information that you should have already received. I am sure the fuel system was covered extensively in your initial King Air training course and, if you have been flying King Airs for a…

A New Beginning –  Part Two

A New Beginning – Part Two

As the Second World War engulfed Western Europe and the Mediterranean region, the Stearman Aircraft Company received massive orders for its Model 75 primary trainer that would train thousands of cadets and prepare America for a conflict it hoped to avoid. By 1936 the “New Deal” policies of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the United…

FlightSafety and TRU Partner to Provide Textron Aviation Training

FlightSafety International and TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. company, have formed a new company called FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training. This new joint venture will provide training services for Textron Aviation’s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft. “We’re pleased that FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training will offer our customers more flexible training…

Garmin introduces the GTX 335D and GTX 345D ADS-B Diversity Transponders

Garmin has announced the GTX™ 335D and GTX 345D, two diversity transponders that provide optimal Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out coverage and visibility while operating throughout the global airspace system. The GTX 335D offers ADS-B Out, while the GTX 345D provides ADS-B Out, as well as ADS-B In traffic and weather for display on compatible…

Raisbeck Expands Dealer Network in Texas with Aerospace Instrument Support

Raisbeck Engineering, Inc. (REI) announced that Aerospace Instrument Support Inc. (AIS) has joined Raisbeck’s global network of Authorized Dealers. Located at the Denton Airport in Denton, Texas, Aerospace Instrument Support specializes in providing aircraft maintenance and avionics installation/support as well as major aircraft modifications for business class aircraft. AIS recently completed modifications of 10 factory…

Baker Aviation Now Dealer for BLR Aerospace King Air Upgrades

  Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company in Fort Worth, Texas, announced it is now a recognized dealer for the BLR Aerospace line of King Air winglets, winglet LED upgrades, de-ice boots and Whisper Prop® products. The company said they continue to look for ways to provide more value-added services to…

Technically…

From Textron Aviation Technical Information Notification TCAS Fly-to Cue Display Non-Compliance on Pro Line Fusion Date: April 11, 2019 Collins Aerospace announced a potential conflict between displayed indications and TCAS aural cues on King Air 250s/350s and Citation CJ3s. The TCAS Fly-to Cue indication on the primary cockpit displays may conflict with other TCAS system…