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King Air 360/360ER Receives Certification

Textron Aviation announced in early October that it had achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its newest flagship twin turboprop Beechcraft King Air 360/360ER aircraft, with customer deliveries to commence in the coming weeks. The company says the newly upgraded aircraft offers technological advancements in the cockpit, a redesigned cabin and…

Raisbeck Adds Two Military Distributors to Support International King Air Market

Raisbeck Engineering announced the addition of two military distributors, Dynatech International and DIMO Corporation (DIMO), in an effort to address the international military King Air market. The move represents a company first and marks a significant step toward strengthening Raisbeck’s position in providing performance enhancement systems for military aircraft worldwide. The company says DIMO and…

Pilot Proficient Releases Pro Line Fusion Pilot Familiarization Course

Pilot Proficient, LLC, an online aviation training site, recently released a Pro Line Fusion Pilot Familiarization Course – a video-based training program designed to help familiarize transitioning pilots with the Fusion system, either prior to flying in a Fusion-equipped airplane or attending a formal training event. The training focuses on demonstrating the actual techniques and…

Garmin Announces Virtual Learning Format through June 2021

Garmin® is pleased to announce its pilot training opportunities through June 2021 will be transitioning to an entirely virtual learning format. This new format will allow customers to receive valuable product knowledge without concerns over travel and social distancing. A variety of pilot training opportunities are available ranging from Garmin pilot’s guides, PC trainers, eLearning…

NBAA Announces First Virtual Trade Show, “VBACE”

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced the first-ever, completely immersive online business aviation trade show, the Virtual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (VBACE), scheduled for Dec. 2-3. The two-day event is free for members to attend and will incorporate many of the traditional elements of NBAA’s successful live events, including virtual exhibit booths, keynote…

NBAA GO Sessions to Offer Best Practices for Aviation Tax & Transactions

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recently announced an informative series of upcoming NBAA GO virtual professional development seminars addressing common questions and concerns surrounding aircraft transactions, ownership structures and taxation, including the ramifications from COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 13, the Virtual Aviation Tax & Transactions Review will encompass a series of three live…

Garmin Announces New Addition  to D2 Aviator Watch Series

Garmin Announces New Addition to D2 Aviator Watch Series

Garmin® International, Inc. recently announced the D2™ Air, its latest GPS smartwatch for the modern pilot with powerful aviation capabilities and a sleek, new touchscreen design that can be worn 24/7. The newest addition in the D2 aviator watch series, the D2 Air offers tools for all phases of flight, including weather, direct-to navigation, airport…

Textron Aviation Offering King Air Live Technical Review Sessions

Textron Aviation is inviting King Air owners and operators to a live one-hour technical session with King Air aircraft experts. The sessions will demonstrate resources to streamline your account, review service bulletins and maintenance practices, address FAQs posed to its product support lines and take questions from the audience. The technical review session for the…

Blackhawk Announces XP67A Engine+ Upgrade and G1000 NXi Compatibility for King Air 300s

Blackhawk Aerospace recently announced the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) approval for the integration of the Garmin G1000 NXi with the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade for King Air 300 series aircraft. This Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) allows engine parameters from the Blackhawk conversion to be properly displayed on the fully integrated glass panel interface. The XP67A Engine+…

AvFab Receives STC Approval for Pleated Window Shades in King Air 300 series

Aviation Fabricators (AvFab) is pleased to announce they have received STC approval from the FAA for the installation of its Regal Pleated Window Shades in the King Air 300, B300 and 350 model aircraft, an option for replacing the factory window polarizers. (An STC has been available for the King Air 90 and 200 models…