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Textron Aviation Offering King Air Live Technical Review Sessions

Textron Aviation is inviting King Air owners and operators to a live one-hour technical session with King Air aircraft experts. The sessions will demonstrate resources to streamline your account, review service bulletins and maintenance practices, address FAQs posed to its product support lines and take questions from the audience. The technical review session for the…

Blackhawk Announces XP67A Engine+ Upgrade and G1000 NXi Compatibility for King Air 300s

Blackhawk Aerospace recently announced the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) approval for the integration of the Garmin G1000 NXi with the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade for King Air 300 series aircraft. This Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) allows engine parameters from the Blackhawk conversion to be properly displayed on the fully integrated glass panel interface. The XP67A Engine+…

AvFab Receives STC Approval for Pleated Window Shades in King Air 300 series

Aviation Fabricators (AvFab) is pleased to announce they have received STC approval from the FAA for the installation of its Regal Pleated Window Shades in the King Air 300, B300 and 350 model aircraft, an option for replacing the factory window polarizers. (An STC has been available for the King Air 90 and 200 models…

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Service Bulletin MTB-33-01R: Lights – Replacement of Entry and Ice Light Sockets Original Date: October 7, 2019 Revision 1 Date: July 28, 2020 Effectivity: Revision adds Model A200CT (C-12D), Serial Numbers BP-046 through BP-071. Reason: To provide a spares replacement for faulty entry and ice light sockets. Original Compliance – OPTIONAL: This service document can…

King Air Gathering 2020 Cancelled

Due to unprecedented circumstances during these unpredictable COVID-19 times, the King Air Gathering (KAG), scheduled to take place October 22-24 in Wichita, Kansas, has been postponed to a yet to be determined date in 2021. Safety is a strong foundation that pilots live by and based on what local, state and federal officials are recommending…

Blackhawk Announces New XR Upgrade Kit for the King Air 350 Series

Blackhawk Aerospace announced the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval of their new XR Upgrade Kit for the King Air 350 series. The XR Kit optimizes a stock King Air 350 series aircraft by increasing Max Gross Takeoff Weight to 16,500 pounds and maintaining a Basic Aircraft Empty Weight that is 220…

FAA Approves Additional PWI LED Lights for King Airs

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the PMAs (Parts Manufacturing Approval) of PWI’s LED lighting for use in additional aircraft, including King Airs. The 1495 bulb replacement LED reading light was approved for the Beechcraft King Air B200T and B200CT and the 1308 LED replacement reading light in the King Air C90, C90A, C90GT, E90,…

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Service Bulletin MTB-34-03: Navigation – TDR-94D ATC Transponder Strapping Change for King Air B300 and B300C Configured for 15,500 or Greater Max Takeoff Weight Date: July 14, 2020 Effectivity: Super King Air B300, Serial Numbers FL-381, FL-383 through FL-953, FL-955 through FL-1009, FL-1011 through FL1030: Only applicable to airplanes with a maximum takeoff weight of…

ForeFlight Offering Live Global Traffic through FlightAware

ForeFlight, in partnership with FlightAware, is now providing live global traffic streaming for all customers with the Internet Traffic feature. Integrated with the same Traffic map layer used for ADS-B devices, Internet Traffic is available any time you have an internet connection and are on the ground, as well as when connected to inflight Wi-Fi…

Garmin Pilot App Has New Features on Apple Mobile Devices

The Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices. New enhancements to the document viewer allow customers to configure folders so they can more easily organize documents such as pilot’s guides, cockpit reference guides and more, within the app. Additional features include the display of elevation information in the radial menu, night mode on approach charts,…