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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…

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…

King Air Insurance Discounts

King Air Insurance Discounts

King Air owners frequently ask me about available discounts for their insurance program. This has become more prevalent as the insurance market continues to show signs of hardening – coverages are becoming less negotiable, rates are slightly increasing and underwriters are becoming more critical of an operator’s risk profile. In the May 2018 issue of…

Living Life to the Fullest – King Air C90 Plays Part in Austrian Owner’s Plan

Living Life to the Fullest – King Air C90 Plays Part in Austrian Owner’s Plan

Austria native and King Air C90 owner Boris Greiner has the entrepreneurial spirit and business sense of taking what he learns, making good decisions and using it to better his life – both professionally and personally. He has this enterprising nature in his genes, as his ancestors started a small business in 1868 that has…

Flying for Good–Long-time pilot returns to aviation, takes up causes

Flying for Good–Long-time pilot returns to aviation, takes up causes

Mike Schroeder doesn’t take for granted the things in his life he’s been able to enjoy due to his success as a self-made businessman. When referring to his 1982 King Air B100, he said, “It’s an asset that isn’t easily available to everyone, so if I can offer it to make a difference in the…

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…