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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…

King Air Gathering III: Biggest One to Date

King Air Gathering III: Biggest One to Date

The King Air Academy’s third King Air Gathering (KAG) was the largest one yet with 80 people attending and 42 King Airs flying in that filled the ramp at Gillespie County Airport (T82). Held Sept. 28-29, 2018, the Hangar Hotel and Conference Center located on T82 at Fredericksburg, Texas, was the perfect setup to hold…

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…