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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

WHEN TLAR BEATS PERFECTION

Why Pilots Shouldn’t Always Try To Be Perfect Article appeared in Flying Magazine September, 2016 by John King  “We’re going to be in the Hudson.” It was Captain Sully Sullenberger announcing that they were going to deadstick U.S. Airways 1549 into the Hudson River. It is a story most of us are familiar with. After the loss…  [ Read More ]

Pilots Now Have an Easy Way to Prepare for Their EASA PPL Conversion Exam

October 17, 2016 San Diego, CA  Pilots holding an FAA (or any other ICAO State) pilot certificate seeking to convert to an EASA Private Pilot License (PPL), can now study for the three required theoretical tests using web-based training developed by E-gle—a team of experts from the EuroPilot Center.  The course “EASA PPL Conversion Course”…  [ Read More ]

Pilot Fatigue and the Unspoken Goal

The most important part of being pilot in command Article appeared in Flying Magazine July, 2016 by Martha King – The view out the windscreen from 38,000 feet wasn’t really scary, but it was fatiguing. Nexrad confirmed what we were seeing. After our fuel stop in Wichita, Kansas, we would have to pick our way around air-mass…  [ Read More ]


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King Schools2016/12/02 @ 5:28
Ramon Purcell was a welcome guest recently at King Schools. His documentation of decommissioned aircraft on his website and Facebook -Boneyard Safari are amazing. Thanks for stopping by Ramon!
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King Schools2016/11/18 @ 4:59
The Perfect Holiday Gift for Any Pilot - A King Schools Flight Bag!

Holiday supplies are limited so hurry and place your order today at http://tinyurl.com/Kingbag or by calling 800-854-1001.
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King Schools2016/11/11 @ 15:53
Some accomplished, competent person is going to attain this scholarship. It could by you!
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King Schools2016/11/09 @ 11:06
King Schools and National Association of Flight Instructors are teaming up to create an opportunity for a CFI to receive a valuable scholarship to further their education and training.

This scholarship will be awarded in 2017 and 2018 to a NAFI member in good standing. It will include $5,000 to be applied for education and/or training, lifetime access to the entire King Schools course library and that includes FIRCs for life.

The applications must be signed and postmarked or emailed by December 31, 2016. The winner will be announced and presented at the 2017 Sun n' Fun. Click here for more information http://tinyurl.com/KINGNAFI
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King Schools2016/11/08 @ 8:36
You will want to know that there is new terminology for reporting runway condition and braking action that you will hear from tower controllers and on the ATIS. There are six conditions they can report, called the Runway Condition Code (RwyCC). They will say nothing about the runway condition if it is clear and dry. The new terms are good, good to medium, medium, medium to poor, poor and nil. If the runway condition is reported as nil the runway will be closed until the condition improves. The codes can be reported for each third of a runway; approach, middle and end. For more details see http://tinyurl.com/SAFO16009
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King Schools2016/11/03 @ 7:00
It's scholarship season! Women in Aviation International has over $660,000 in aviation scholarships available for 2017! Just imagine, you could be the next recipient of the Martha King Scholarship for Female Flight Instructors! See http://tinyurl.com/MarthaKing for details.

WAI has disbursed more than $10 million to its members to help them reach their goals and advance into the aviation and aerospace careers they have always dreamed about. Scholarship applications must be submitted or postmarked by November 14, 2016. For more information on all the available scholarships go to http://tinyurl.com/KINGWAI
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