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From Multi-Engine Turboprop Communiqué ME-TP-0019 Issued: March 2020 ATA 5 – Flammable Fluid Carrying Hoses Replacement Requirement All Textron Aviation Engineering has approved the removal of the five-year requirement to replace the engine flammable fluid carrying hoses. This change has already taken place on the King Air 90, 200, B300 and 1900 Maintenance Manuals. Other…

Cessna: The Postwar Years – Part Two

The two-place Model 120/140 were modern, all-metal designs that established Wichita’s Cessna Aircraft Company as a leader in the highly competitive personal, training and business aviation markets. After five years of massive bloodshed, incalculable destruction and indescribable human suffering, World War II had ended in victory for the allied nations. During that terrible time the…

Tips for Using the C90 Fuel System

The fuel system on the new C90GTx models that are being delivered in the year 2020 is nearly identical to the fuel system that first appeared on the King Air A90 when it made its appearance in 1966 … a “mere” 54 years ago. The A90’s predecessor – the Straight 90, the first King Air…

Aircraft Insurance and Pandemics

Unprecedented times are upon us. In the past, King Air magazine has published dozens of articles on a variety of insurance topics. The content has revolved around experiences your fellow King Air operators have endured and we all have been able to learn from. Currently, the world is grappling to navigate COVID-19, which has sent…

Going Solo Flying a King Air on my First Multi-Continent Crossing Alone – by Deanna Wallace

Every pilot remembers their first solo flight. It’s a huge milestone where, after hours of training with a flight instructor, you are finally deemed ready to take the aircraft up on your own with no one else on board. Those first few moments, as your wheels leave the ground, are both exhilarating and terrifying as…