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Eden at Sunrise – Flying to and Touring Acadia National Park, Maine

Eden at Sunrise – Flying to and Touring Acadia National Park, Maine

I quickly silenced the alarm that began chirping at precisely 4 a.m. Even as a morning person, forcing myself from a cozy bed while my wife and kids continued to snooze contently re­quired extra motivation at that hour. The reward was looming just outside the door and would unfold over the next 90 minutes. Dressed…

New Satellite-based ADS-B Receivers – A Boost for ATC and Safety

In early January, the eighth and final SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenburg AFB in California on a mission for Iridium Communications. Seven of those eight rockets carried 10 Iridium NEXT satellites with the final carrying just five, 66 in all. Each satellite placed itself into a low-earth orbit replacing Iridium’s original satellite-phone…

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…

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…

Safety Theme Set for King Air Gathering IV – Registration Options Offered

Safety Theme Set for King Air Gathering IV – Registration Options Offered

King Air Gathering IV will have a set theme of Safety for its upcoming program being held Sept.26-29, 2019, which allowed host, the King Air Academy, to offer options to those attending. Option 1: General Attendee Package DATES: Evening of Thursday, Sept. 26, Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28 PRICE: $300 per attendee –…

King Air Market Still Solid – Year-End Numbers Stay Consistent

King Air Market Still Solid – Year-End Numbers Stay Consistent

The King Air market overall is very strong; we are seeing very low inventory levels and a brisk sales volume that has been consistent for the last two years. Looking at Q4 2018, we saw 186 King Air transactions compared to 181 during Q4 of 2017. Model 90 When it comes to the King Air…

The Most Modified Business Aircraft in History

We routinely ask King Air operators what options they would add to their aircraft and why, and the following is what we’ve learned. When buying your King Air, you probably figured out pretty quickly that it is one of the most modified and optioned airplanes in history. No other business type aircraft has more available…