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Raytheon UK Receive £110 Million Contract to Upgrade RAF Shadow Fleet

Raytheon UK Receive £110 Million Contract to Upgrade RAF Shadow Fleet

Awarded to Raytheon UK, the contract will see the current fleet of six aircraft increased to eight, and the integration of the latest UK Sovereign Defensive Aids Systems.Supporting 150 highly-skilled jobs at Broughton, including specialist

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Tech Info Notification: Loss of GPS on Collins Pro Line 21 or Pro Line Fusion

Tech Info Notification: Loss of GPS on Collins Pro Line 21 or Pro Line Fusion

Textron Aviation has released a technical information notification:Collins Pro Line 21 or Pro Line Fusion equipped airplanes with GPS-4000S 822-2189-100 could experience a loss of Global Positioning System (GPS) during the week starting June 11, 2023

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Registration Open for 3rd Annual King Air Summit (Canada)

Registration Open for 3rd Annual King Air Summit (Canada)

The 3rd Annual King Air Summit will take place in Winnipeg, Manitoba on March 10th, 2022 at the Fast Air Jet Centre (CYWG). According to the website, King Air Summit is an extensive one-day event hosted by FastAir in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Each yea

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Textron Aviation 2021 Q3 Results: Strong Recovery Continues

Textron Aviation 2021 Q3 Results: Strong Recovery Continues

This week, Textron Inc. reported third quarter 2021 income from continuing operations of $0.82 per share. Adjusted income from continuing operations, a non-GAAP measure that is defined and reconciled to GAAP in an attachment to this release, was $0.8

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Tamarack Aerospace Announces New Active Winglet SMARTWING Mod for King Air

Tamarack Aerospace Announces New Active Winglet SMARTWING Mod for King Air

Responding to customer interest, Tamarack Aerospace has announced its current demonstration and validation tests for the King Air Tamarack Performance SMARTWING, a new military version and civilian version of the patented sustainability supporting Ac

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AVFAB RECEIVES TSO APPROVAL FOR STOWAWAY MEDICAL STRETCHER SYSTEM

Aviation Fabricators (AvFab) recently announced they have received Technical Standard Orders (FAA TSO-C39b Type 2) approval for the installation of their multi-airframe STOWAWAY medical stretcher for use in all Beechcraft King Air, Ces

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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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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 achievemen

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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 the l

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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 own b

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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 apprec

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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 Autothrott

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