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Blackhawk Receives FAA Approval For XP67A Engine+ and G1000 NXi Compatibility

Blackhawk Receives FAA Approval For XP67A Engine+ and G1000 NXi Compatibility

Blackhawk Aerospace announced this week the FAA’s 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 Bl

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The King Air 360 Is Here

The King Air 360 Is Here

Today, August 4th 2020, Textron Aviation announced the new evolution of the King Air 300 series with the King Air 360. The announcement took place via a livestream on Beechcraft’s YouTube and Facebook channels. The presentation began with Rob Scholl,

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Textron Receives Order for Two King Air 350C Air Ambulances From Greece

Textron Receives Order for Two King Air 350C Air Ambulances From Greece

Textron Aviation announced this month they were awarded a contract by Sundt Air for two Beechcraft King Air 350C turboprop aircraft to support air ambulance and medevac missions throughout Greece.The Athens-based aircraft will be owned by the co

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Textron Aviation 2020 Q2 Earnings Report:  Revenues and Deliveries Fall Due to COVID-19

Textron Aviation 2020 Q2 Earnings Report: Revenues and Deliveries Fall Due to COVID-19

Unsurprisingly, due to the ongoing pandemic, revenues and deliveries were down for Textron Aviation in Q2. Revenues dropped for the segment 33.5% to $747 million from $1,123 million in the year-ago quarter. Most of the drop was due to lower Citation

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King Air Gathering V Being Rescheduled for 2021

King Air Gathering V Being Rescheduled for 2021

The King Air Gathering organizers have announced that this year’s gathering is being rescheduled, with new 2021 dates being determined in the next few weeks (we’ll update when they are). Press release below:Press release from King Air Gathering Organ

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Blackhawk Announces New XR Upgrade Kit for the King Air 350 Series

Blackhawk Announces New XR Upgrade Kit for the King Air 350 Series

Blackhawk Aerospace announced this week the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval of their new XR Upgrade Kit for the King Air 350 Series.The XR Kit optimizes a stock King Air 350 series aircraft

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“See” Through the Fog and Rain – Vu Systems Launches Vu Cube

“See” Through the Fog and Rain – Vu Systems Launches Vu Cube

Vu Systems announced this week that it’s passive millimeter-wave (PMMW) sensor, the Vu Cube, has completed the developmental phase with all flight testing required to validate being finished. The sensor allows much further visibility use over tradit

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New Zealand Air Force Receives Specially Modified King Air 350

New Zealand Air Force Receives Specially Modified King Air 350

This week, the Royal New Zealand Air Force received a specially modified King Air 350, the fourth of a four aircraft ten-year contract with Australia-based Hawker Pacific.The King Air will be apart of the RNZAF’s 42 Squardron which is based at Ohakea

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Textron Aviation Contracted for Two King Air 350CER for U.S. Border Patrol

Textron Aviation Contracted for Two King Air 350CER for U.S. Border Patrol

Textron Aviation announced today they were awarded a contract for two additional Beechcraft King Air 350CER turboprop aircraft for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO). After mission modifications by Sierr

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Cessna SkyCourier Welcomed to Textron Aviation Twin Turboprop Family

Cessna SkyCourier Welcomed to Textron Aviation Twin Turboprop Family

A new twin turboprop has been added to the Textron Aviation family with the Cessna Skycourier. Textron Aviation Inc., announced this week the successful first flight of its new twin utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier. The milestone flight

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Textron Aviation Postpones Trade Show Participation, Extends Furloughs

Textron Aviation released a letter this month to the company’s customer base noting that due to the coronavirus pandemic, participation would be postponed in upcoming industry trade shows and events, including EAA AirVenture and NBAA-BACE.Additionall

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The King Air Book Volume II eBook Released

The King Air Book Volume II eBook Released

The eBook version of The King Air Book – Volume II has now been released. The book cost $19.95 and can be ordered here.We covered the announcement of the paperback version back in February. Original announcement post from author Tom Clements: “It is

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