Shahn Sederberg sent us this photo, which depicts the Colorado State Patrol Beechcraft King Air (N205SP) flying through the Colorado Rockies and along the Sawatch Mountain Range. The mountain peaks photographed in the background (L-R) are Ervin Peak (13,531 feet), Mt. Blaurock (13,616 feet), and Rinker Peak (13,783 feet). [Read more…]
WACO, Texas — Blackhawk Modifications is developing a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that will allow the installation and operation of the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67A engine to replace the existing PT6A-60A engines on the King Air 350 model.
The Blackhawk program, called the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade, is currently installed on Blackhawk’s King Air 350 that will be used as the STC test aircraft during the experimental flight process. Blackhawk anticipates receiving the STC in the second quarter of 2017. [Read more…]
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…]
OSHKOSH, Wis. — BendixKing, a division of Honeywell Aerospace, has tapped Western Aircraft in Boise, Idaho, to install the new BendixKing AeroVue integrated flight deck for a Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft.
This installation will then serve as the certification basis aircraft for the Supplemental Type Certificate of the AeroVue product on the King Air B200 model. [Read more…]
Garmin reports new capabilities for the G1000 on the King Air C90 are available through the latest software upgrade. The latest update offers new features including NextGen components such as Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) compliance and user-defined holding patterns.