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    53% of pilots use the iPad in the cockpit Welcome to our community. Are you working on, or thinking about working on a new pilot certificate or rating? Or are you interested in increasing your proficiency or meeting training requirements? This community is for you. Here you can read John and Martha’s Blog, catch up with all of the news from King Schools and see our social media feeds in one convenient place. John and Martha’s insights will educate and elucidate but sometimes just provoke thoughtfulness. In all cases, we hope you find these blog entries interesting and valuable!

Latest Blog Posts

Women in Aviation Celebration, A Look Back.

We celebrate the recent Girls in Aviation Day and the incredible cover of Aviation for Women magazine in the May/June edition   September 27, 2016 San Diego, CA On Saturday, September 24th, Women in Aviation celebrated the 5th annual International Girls in Aviation Day . The goal was to connect with teen girls to encourage them to pursue careers in aviation. Created by Women…  [ Read More ]

New ACS Instrument Practical Test Checkride Course Launched  

Course is the 2nd ACS offering from King Schools   September 6, 2016 San Diego, CA – Pilots, Flight Instructors and Examiners will benefit from the new King Schools Instrument Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test).  The course shows a model instrument rating checkride based on the Airmen Certification Standards (ACS).  The new HD…  [ Read More ]

ACS —Warding Off Tragedy

Improving Knowledge Tests to Save Lives Article appeared in Flying Magazine May, 2016 by John King – “John, Dr. Williams is dead. I thought you’d want to know.” The news hit me like a thunderbolt. The caller was an FAA inspector. Just two weeks earlier, I had asked him to talk with Dr. Williams. Dr. Williams was…  [ Read More ]


King Schools

http://www.kingschools.com/?sco=WB&scu=FACEBK01 Born from a Passion for Flying King Schools, Inc. is the world´s leading producer of aviation training videos and computer software. It was first established in 1974, when John and Martha began flying throughout the country to teach ground school courses. A decade later, they began producing video courses in a spare room of their house. Today, King Schools has over 70 employees operating from an 18,000 sq. ft. complex, housing a dedicated video production and duplication facility. In the past 10 years we have delivered more than 2-1/2 million videos with over 4 million hours of video instruction, teaching up to one-half of the instrument students and over one-third of all pilots in the U.S. obtaining training. We are keenly aware of the importance of the work we do. During the time someone is learning to fly, flying is the most important thing in his or her life. We are privileged to play such a significant role in the lives of such committed individuals. We take pride in producing quality work for these special people.
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King Schools2016/09/28 @ 7:44
We celebrate the recent Girls in Aviation Day held on Saturday 9/24/16 with a look back at the incredible cover of Women in Aviation International's magazine on the May/June edition. Here's how it all happened.
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King Schools2016/09/27 @ 5:35
Flying Magazine's now Editor in Chief Stephen Pope wrote a beautiful story about Arnold Palmer the pilot and his last flight as Pilot in Command.

RIP Arnold Palmer and thank you.
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King Schools2016/09/21 @ 11:18
Captain George Nolly recently did a fabulous podcast interview with John & Martha. Click on the picture below to get to the podcast and be sure to check out Captain Nolly's Facebook page - Ready For Flight.
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King Schools2016/09/20 @ 4:40
No way would we ever eat a Cessna! Not even with tons of A-1 Steak Sauce!
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King Schools2016/09/16 @ 5:53
Listen as John and Martha discuss the new Airman Certification Standards on Aero-TV. Thanks to Jim Campbell and the Aero-News Network for posting the interview.
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King Schools2016/09/15 @ 4:16
You can now purchase the new King Schools ACS Practical Test (Checkride) courses (Private and Instrument) at http://tinyurl.com/KingACSCheckride - If you already own either course online, your course was automatically updated. Pass Your Checkride - Guaranteed with King Schools!
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2016/09/28 @ 4:58
#FlyingMagazine's Stephen Pope wrote a beautiful story about Arnold Palmer the pilot and his last flight as PIC.
2016/09/22 @ 0:31
Listen to John and Martha discuss their aviation journey in this podcast with Captain George Nolly https://t.co/iqPQGK0D8y
2016/09/16 @ 2:54
Listen as John and Martha King discuss the new Airman Certification Standards on Aero-TV https://t.co/TcrytzbSPZ
2016/09/14 @ 1:16
Oct. 6, 2016 12:00 noon - John & Martha
TALK: Flight Training Global Picture
Wichita Aero Club lunch Tickets @ https://t.co/X1nOm9aVPV
2016/09/13 @ 3:11
King Schools has released their new ACS Style Practical Test Course for the Instrument Rating! https://t.co/vz1RQeJFHC