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Latest Blog Posts

Double Trouble at Denver

Article appeared in Flying Magazine May, 2015 by John King – After just over two years of flying our Comanche, we “needed” a second engine, and more knobs, levers, switches and gauges. In short, we “needed” a Twin Comanche. But we couldn’t afford one. That’s why the “bargain” Twin Comanche in Trade-A-Plane caught our eye. […]

When Not to Talk to ATC

Article appeared in Flying Magazine April, 2015 by Martha King – Don’t drop the airplane to fly the microphone The North Dakota badlands had fascinated John and me for a long time, and we couldn’t think of a better way to enjoy them than from our Comanche 250. In retrospect, we certainly could have chosen […]

Passionate Pilot Wins King Schools’ Alaska Seaplane Rating Sweeps

San Diego, CA, May 21, 2015 —Blake Godfrey, a passionate pilot, CFI, and newly hired airline pilot, has won the King Schools Alaska Seaplane Rating Sweepstakes. Blake, of Taylor, Arizona, takes home a package of prizes that includes a seaplane rating and bush pilot flying vacation at legendary Alaska Floats and Skis in Talkeetna, Alaska. […]

Learning to Fly Like a Girl

Article appeared in Flying Magazine March, 2015 by John King – It was a growing cumulus cloud, cauliflower-shaped with distinct edges. Our IFR route was taking us right through it. “You’re not going to fly through that are you? That’s a thunderstorm,” said Martha, clearly alarmed. “Well, yeah. But that’s not a thunderstorm. It’s not […]

King Schools Names Rich Martindell as Vice President, Course Content & Experience

King Schools, Inc. announced the promotion of Rich Martindell to Vice President, Course Content and Experience. John King Co-chairman of King Schools explained, “Rich is now responsible for creating engaging and inspired courses that will have the latest information and provide an outstanding customer experience.” Mr. Martindell has been with King Schools for over 8 […]