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SRS Aviation Introduces Onboard Coffee Maker

SRS Aviation recently ann-ounced that it has received FAA TSO certification for its onboard coffee maker Jet Java, for all fixed wing aircraft. The coffee maker includes four different trays using K-cups®, coffee and tea, as well as one that provides hot water, with a 2½ minute brew time. Jet Java is a top-fill device…

NBAA Regional Forums for 2020

The dates and locations for the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Regional Forums are as follows: Wednesday, Jan. 29 – West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) Thursday, March 5 – San Jose, CA (SJC) Wednesday, June 10 – White Plains, NY (HPN) “At NBAA’s regional forums, you can experience the excitement and energy of the business…

Technical Review Webinar Session Scheduled for King Air models

Textron Aviation is inviting King Air owners to a LIVE Tech Session with your aircraft experts. The King Air session is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 13, 9-10 a.m. (CST). The company states that during the session they will update customers regarding current and pending field programs as well as, discuss service and maintenance issues. This…

Hartzell and Raisbeck Team Up to Provide 5-blade Composite Prop for KA200 Fleet

Hartzell Propeller Inc. and Raisbeck Engineering recently debuted a 5-blade composite swept prop, designed and manufactured by Hartzell specifically for the King Air 200, B200 and B200GT aircraft and STC’d and distributed by Raisbeck Engineering. This new propeller system is the first five-blade structural composite propeller certified on the King Air 200 series and is…

Garmin adds G1000 NXi upgrade for the King Air C90

Garmin International, Inc. recently announced certification of the G1000® NXi integrated flight deck upgrade for the King Air C90. With the G1000 NXi, aircraft owners and operators receive a wealth of new features, innovative capabilities and added utility all within a modern flight deck. King Air C90 owners and operators can easily upgrade from the…

G1000 Level-D Sim for King Air 350 and 200 Added at FlyRight

FlyRight, a North Carolina-based, leading provider of professional, full-motion simulation-based, pilot training services, is expanding its King Air training programs to include G1000 avionics. Initial, recurrent and custom training courses will be provided in FlyRight’s new full-motion Level-D King Air 350/200 G1000 simulator. The new simulator, manufactured by ASE, is convertible between a King Air…

King Air Academy Adds New Simulator

The King Air Academy (KAA) announced a new addition to its simulators will be added in September – a full-motion, dual GTN750-equipped simulator with optional Garmin 600s or traditional round gauges. The simulator will join KAA’s new full-motion G1000/G1000NXi simulator, both providing model-specific King Air initial and recurrent training. The academy prides itself on providing…

Garmin Pilot™ Introduces New FltPlan.com Integration

Garmin announced new features and enhancements within the Garmin Pilot application for Apple mobile devices. FltPlan.com integration now includes electronic Advance Passenger Information System (eAPIS) and Pre-departure Clearances (PDC) within the United States. U.S. pilots who have purchased premium services within FltPlan.com can now access PDC services within the Garmin Pilot app. Pre-departure clearances (PDCs)…

Modesto City-County Airport FBO Changes Ownership, Name

The lone service provider at California’s Modesto City-County Airport, Sky Trek Aviation, has changed ownership for the first time in more than three decades. Longtime customers Matt Bosco and Dan Kimmel have purchased the business and changed its name to Modesto Jet Center. Plans are being made to refurbish the Avfuel-branded facility’s 1,500-square-foot terminal, which…

Blackhawk Receives FAA Approval of New Engine Upgrade Program for KA300

Blackhawk Aerospace announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade for both the 14,000 and 12,500 lb. gross weight versions of the King Air 300. This upgrade removes the standard 1050 shaft horsepower (SHP) PT6A-60A engines and Hartzell 4-blade metal propellers and replaces them…