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Technical Review Webinar Session Scheduled for King Air models

Textron Aviation is inviting King Air owners to a LIVE Tech Session with your aircraft experts. The King Air session is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 13, 9-10 a.m. (CST). The company states that during the session they will update customers regarding current and pending field programs as well as, discuss service and maintenance issues. This…

Hartzell and Raisbeck Team Up to Provide 5-blade Composite Prop for KA200 Fleet

Hartzell Propeller Inc. and Raisbeck Engineering recently debuted a 5-blade composite swept prop, designed and manufactured by Hartzell specifically for the King Air 200, B200 and B200GT aircraft and STC’d and distributed by Raisbeck Engineering. This new propeller system is the first five-blade structural composite propeller certified on the King Air 200 series and is…

Garmin adds G1000 NXi upgrade for the King Air C90

Garmin International, Inc. recently announced certification of the G1000® NXi integrated flight deck upgrade for the King Air C90. With the G1000 NXi, aircraft owners and operators receive a wealth of new features, innovative capabilities and added utility all within a modern flight deck. King Air C90 owners and operators can easily upgrade from the…

G1000 Level-D Sim for King Air 350 and 200 Added at FlyRight

FlyRight, a North Carolina-based, leading provider of professional, full-motion simulation-based, pilot training services, is expanding its King Air training programs to include G1000 avionics. Initial, recurrent and custom training courses will be provided in FlyRight’s new full-motion Level-D King Air 350/200 G1000 simulator. The new simulator, manufactured by ASE, is convertible between a King Air…

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From Service Bulletin MTB-33-01: Lights – Replacement of Entry and Ice Light Sockets Date: Oct. 7, 2019 Effectivity: King Airs Model 100, A100, Serial Numbers B-1 thru B-247; Model A100-1 (U-21J), Serial Numbers BB-3 thru BB-5; Model 200, B200, Serial Numbers BB-2, BB-6 thru BB-185, BB-187 thru BB-202, BB-204 thru BB-269, BB-271 thru BB-407, BB-409…

The Importance of Fully Implementing NextGen and Canada’s ATC User Fees Increase

NBAA’s Bolen Speaks to Senate Committee regarding NextGen The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recently released that President and CEO Ed Bolen told members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation’s Subcommittee on Aviation and Space that full implementation of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is critical to maintaining America’s lead…

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From Mandatory Service Bulletin MTB-34-02 Navigation – FDSA Software Update Date: September 13, 2019 Effectivity: King Air Model C90GTi, Serial Numbers LJ-2129 through LJ-2169; Super King Air Model B200GT, Serial Number BY-207, BY-239, BY-250 through BY-364; Super King Air Model B200CGT, Serial Number BZ-1; Super King Air Model B300, FL-954, FL-1010, FL-1031 through FL-1203; Super…

New FAA Admin, PLANE Act Support and International Flight Plan Format Adopted

New FAA Admin, PLANE Act Support and International Flight Plan Format Adopted

Steve Dickson New FAA Administrator On August 12, 2019 Steve Dickson was sworn in as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administrator after being confirmed for a five-year term by the U.S. Senate July 24. Dickson recently retired from Delta Air Lines as the senior vice president of Flight Operations where he was responsible for the…

King Air Academy Adds New Simulator

The King Air Academy (KAA) announced a new addition to its simulators will be added in September – a full-motion, dual GTN750-equipped simulator with optional Garmin 600s or traditional round gauges. The simulator will join KAA’s new full-motion G1000/G1000NXi simulator, both providing model-specific King Air initial and recurrent training. The academy prides itself on providing…

Garmin Pilot™ Introduces New FltPlan.com Integration

Garmin announced new features and enhancements within the Garmin Pilot application for Apple mobile devices. FltPlan.com integration now includes electronic Advance Passenger Information System (eAPIS) and Pre-departure Clearances (PDC) within the United States. U.S. pilots who have purchased premium services within FltPlan.com can now access PDC services within the Garmin Pilot app. Pre-departure clearances (PDCs)…