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FlightSafety Now Offers King Air 360 Pilot Training in Tampa

FlightSafety Now Offers King Air 360 Pilot Training in Tampa

FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training now offers King Air 360 pilot training at the Tampa Learning Center, and courses for maintenance technicians who support the aircraft at the Wichita Maintenance Learning Center. “We are pleased to serve as t

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L3 Harris Contracted to Modify Three Canadian King Air 350ER Aircraft

L3 Harris Contracted to Modify Three Canadian King Air 350ER Aircraft

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has been awarded a firm-fixed price contract to missionize three new King Air 350ER aircraft for the Canadian manned airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (CMAISR) project. The aircraft will be deliv

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King Air 360/360ER Achieves FAA Type Certification

King Air 360/360ER Achieves FAA Type Certification

Textron Aviation announced it has achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its newest flagship twin turboprop Beechcraft King Air 360/360ER aircraft, paving the way for customer deliveries to commence in the comin

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Wheels Up Orange King Air 350i Revealed in Honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month

Wheels Up Orange King Air 350i Revealed in Honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month

This week Wheels Up unveiled its first-ever orange Beechcraft King Air 350i aircraft in partnership with Textron Aviation in honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month this September.  The Orange Plane is part of the ongoing Wheels Up Cares a

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Textron Delivers Special Missions King Air 350ER to Victoria Police

Textron Delivers Special Missions King Air 350ER to Victoria Police

 Textron Aviation delivered a Beechcraft King Air 350ER aircraft to Australian aviation service company Skytraders, which will operate and maintain the aircraft on behalf of Victoria Police.  The aircraft has entered service. The Beechcraft King

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EMARSS-V Prototype Delivered to U.S. Army

EMARSS-V Prototype Delivered to U.S. Army

The U.S. Army took delivery of the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System – Vehicle and Dismount Exploitation Radar prototype on June 30 at the Sierra Nevada Corporation Hagerstown, Maryland facility. The U.S. Army Contra

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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 Blackh

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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 Ro

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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 Cita

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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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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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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

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