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Fully Loaded – This modified F90 handles  an active family of 7

Fully Loaded – This modified F90 handles an active family of 7

At first take, it might sound like Chris Miller is still in the honeymoon phase when he says of the Beechcraft King Air F90 that he acquired in 2017, “It’s currently our only airplane and it’s going to be our only airplane. We absolutely love it.” It is, after all, his first King Air. But…

Unity of Effort-OSA-A unifies non-executive, fixed-wing operations for the U.S. Army

Unity of Effort-OSA-A unifies non-executive, fixed-wing operations for the U.S. Army

Wherever you are in the world, there’s likely a Beechcraft King Air near you that is flying under the coordination of the United States Army Operational Support Airlift Activity (OSA-A). OSA-A plans, coordinates and conducts non-executive airlift for soldiers, civilians and light cargo for the Army, the Department of Defense and other government agencies. The…

Purpose Reflected

Purpose Reflected

Paint scheme mirrors nonprofit’s aim to raise HIV awareness Air traffic controllers, FBO personnel, fellow pilots and passengers have all commented about the striking paint scheme on the 2008 Beechcraft King Air B200GT owned and operated by CAN Community Health, Inc. Getting people to notice the aircraft is exactly what the organization’s leaders wanted when…

Pipeline for Communication

Pipeline for Communication

200 equipped with Airtext allows pipeliners to connect with customers, one other Don’t ask Charlie Joyce to pin down one example of when having a Beechcraft King Air 200 has improved communication for Otis Eastern Service LLC, the largest northeast United States-based pipeline construction contractor. “In our business, it happens daily,” said the 67-year-old chairman…

Arctic King Airs

Arctic King Airs

Air Inuit celebrates 40 years of service Nunavik is an immense arctic region of frozen tundra, snow forest, scenic mountains, rivers and lakes in the northern third of the province of Quebec, Canada. The 170,000-square-mile territory is north of the 55th parallel and inhabited by about 12,500 aboriginal people, the Inuit, who live in 14…

7 Pilot-friendly Vacation Destinations

7 Pilot-friendly Vacation Destinations

Planning your vacation for the summer or later this year? Fly-in resorts and properties are sprinkled across the United States, offering exclusive getaways that aren’t far away. The settings range from the shores of lakes, rivers and oceans, the rim of the grandest of canyons and remote ranches. Here are only seven of many fly-in…

For Science’s Sake

For Science’s Sake

UW’s King Air 200T is the only atmospheric research aircraft in the National Science Foundation-supported fleet operated by a university The University of Wyoming owns two Beechcraft King Air aircraft – a 1977 King Air 200T and a 1983 King Air B200 – operated by the Department of Atmospheric Science and based at Laramie Regional…

Pole Position

Pole Position

Former NASACAR driver owns and operates first King Air 350 with Pro Line II to Pro Line Fusion retrofit Loy Allen, Jr. made a name for himself in auto racing but for all of his life he has loved flying. Growing up in North Carolina, it’s not unusual that Allen started racing go karts as…

10 Unique Aviation Gift Ideas

10 Unique Aviation Gift Ideas

Looking for a gift for a fellow pilot or making your own wish list for the holidays? Get inspiration from this collection of unique, aviation-related gifts. Some are Beechcraft or King Air specific, others are just cool gifts any aviation lover would appreciate. Taxiway light lamp Sporty’s Pilot Shop, known for its catalogs full of…