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Blackhawk Aerospace Announces 1000th Customer for XP Engines+ Upgrades

Blackhawk Aerospace Announces 1000th Customer for XP Engines+ Upgrades

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – October 11, 2021 – Blackhawk Aerospace announced today that the company has reached a total of 1,000 XP Engine+ Upgrades sold since their start in 1999.  The milestone customer for this achievement is Tim Brown, owner of FL-49

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King Air Webinar – Thursday November 4th 10 AM to 11AM (CDT)

King Air Webinar – Thursday November 4th 10 AM to 11AM (CDT)

Textron will be hosting several Beechcraft/Hawker technical review sessions with the King Air session taking place on Thursday, November 4th from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. “Textron Aviation would like to invite you to a LIVE Technical Session with yo

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The Legendary Legacy of Olive Ann Beech

The Legendary Legacy of Olive Ann Beech

(Article by Sarah White, Textron Aviation Business Aircraft, Sr. Manager, Communications and Media Relations) Olive Ann Beech was a change maker. She pushed social norms and proved that women can be successful business leaders. From managing her

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New Interiors/Cabin Amenities For King Air 260

New Interiors/Cabin Amenities For King Air 260

New interiors options will be available to the Beechcraft King Air 260 turboprop line beginning in early 2022. The Beechcraft King Air is an iconic aircraft, and we place a great emphasis on continually improving these products. In addition to th

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IS&S ThrustSense Autothrottle Receives EASA and TCCA Certifications

IS&S ThrustSense Autothrottle Receives EASA and TCCA Certifications

Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc.(IS&S) (NASDAQ: ISSC) has been awarded  European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for its ThrustSense® Full Regime Autothrottle f

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James Raisbeck Remembered

James Raisbeck Remembered

The aviation world was shaken last week as it was shared that James Raisbeck had passed away on Tuesday, August 31st, 2021. Over the years, we at King Air Nation had worked with James on several community questions projects, and we were always a

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King Air Gathering Rescheduled to May 12-15, 2022

King Air Gathering Rescheduled to May 12-15, 2022

The organizers of King Air Academy reached out to inform us that due to COVID concerns, King Air Gathering 2021 has been officially rescheduled from September of this year to May 12-15, 2022 of next. We will continue to keep you guys posted on a

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Beechcraft Releases Video Detailing the Collins Fusion Avionics of the King Air 360

Beechcraft Releases Video Detailing the Collins Fusion Avionics of the King Air 360

Beechcraft posted a highly informative video to the company YouTube channel today, giving an in depth walkthrough and demo of the Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion avionics suite found in the King Air 360. Check it out:

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Catalyze This: How 400 Engineers Put Their Heads Together And Reinvented The Turboprop

Catalyze This: How 400 Engineers Put Their Heads Together And Reinvented The Turboprop

(Writer: Tomas Kellner, shared from GE Reports) When Sanford Moss patented an ingenious gas turbine more than a century ago, he hoped the device would change the world. And it eventually did, though not in the way he originally imagined. M

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Single-Engine Denali Aircraft Joins Beechcraft Turboprop Family

Single-Engine Denali Aircraft Joins Beechcraft Turboprop Family

Textron Aviation this week announced it is realigning its turboprop aircraft lineup as the single-engine Beechcraft Denali (previously branded the Cessna Denali) joins the legendary twin-engine Beechcraft King Air 260 and King Air 360/360ER as part

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Wheels Up Completes Listing on New York Stock Exchange

Wheels Up Completes Listing on New York Stock Exchange

This month, Wheels Up Experience Inc. (“Wheels Up” or the “Company”) (NYSE: UP) became the first private aviation company to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”).  The Company announced that it has officially closed its transaction with

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BLR Aerospace Details Whisper Prop 5 Blade Propeller in New Video

BLR Aerospace Details Whisper Prop 5 Blade Propeller in New Video

BLR Aerospace released a sweet video this week detailing the benefits and advantages of their 5 blade Whisper Prop propeller: BLR partnered with MT-Propeller to create the prop for King Air series and 1900c/d models. According to BLR, o

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