WICHITA – Textron Aviation has launched its Peace of Mind program, which provides up to two years or 400 hours of Textron Aviation’s ProParts and ProTech programs, as well as Pratt & Whitney’s ESPecially engine maintenance program, all free of charge for new King Air (pictured) and Caravan turboprop purchases from July 25, 2016, through Sept. 30, 2016, with delivery by the end of the year. [Read more…]
Although you’d expect the Beechcraft Heritage Museum to be in Wichita, Kansas, the “Air Capital of the World” and home of the Beech factory since 1932, it’s located 825 statute miles to the southeast in the small town of Tullahoma, Tennessee.
Founded in 1973 by a group of Beechcraft Staggerwing enthusiasts, the privately funded facility has developed into a world-class museum dedicated to preserving the history of the iconic Beech Aircraft brand, long known for quality and performance. [Read more…]
Beechcraft Corporation announced at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention & Exhibition that beginning in the fourth quarter of 2014, the latest model of the King Air C90GTx will offer new standard features that deliver shorter takeoff and landing distances and better handling characteristics.
Beechcraft will begin offering ProAdvantage product support programs to the global Beechcraft King Air turboprop fleet.
OSHKOSH – Beechcraft Corporation is celebrating two important King Air milestones this week at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh – the 50th year of King Air production, as well as the first anniversary of a record-breaking order from Wheels Up, the membership-based private aviation company. The order from Wheels Up represents the largest order in history for general aviation turboprop aircraft, encompassing up to 105 King Air 350i aircraft and including maintenance, service and support.
The pride of my small aviation art and poster collection is a glimpse into one of GA’s most daring – and star-crossed – new products. It’s time to dig out my prize Starship poster and look back on troubled times at Beech, now that Textron has taken ownership.
For the first time in the event’s 27-year history, the Citation Special Olympics Airlift will include Beechcraft owners alongside Cessna Citation operators flying about 700 athletes from across the country to compete in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey.