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Latest Blog Posts

Flight Instructors Have a New Free Option for TSA Security Awareness Training

San Diego, CA, July 9, 2015 — CFIs will appreciate having a new, free and online way to meet their annual TSA training requirement. TSA Security Awareness Training for CFIs from King Schools can be completed in about an hour using any Internet-connected computer or tablet. It provides a TSA-acceptable graduation certificate and qualifies for […]

Identifying and Managing Risks in Aviation

Dear Fellow Pilots, As pilots we all know in our hearts that flying can be a risky activity. But sadly, identifying and managing the risks associated with flying is not intuitive. For most pilots, recognizing and mitigating flying risks is something we have to learn. Until now there has been little motivation for flight instructors […]

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. […]