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John and Martha Receive the Wesley L. McDonald Distinguished Statesman of Aviation

Co-Owners and Founders of King Schools Honored at the National Aeronautic Association Fall Awards Dinner November 27, 2018 Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington Virginia John & Martha were presented The Wesley L. McDonald Distinguished Statesman of Aviation Award at the National Aeronautic Association Fall Award dinner.  The award was established on October 16, 1954, by the Board…  [ Read More ]

Seeing Flying with Fresh Eyes

The Experience Is Everything Article appeared in Flying Magazine September, 2018 by John King There was a lot of blood in the water as we flew over the bowhead whale being harvested for the sustenance of the native Iñupiat community of Barrow, Alaska. It was a thought-provoking and broadening experience of the type we found we were…  [ Read More ]

OUR DEEPLY PERSONAL FAA TOUCHPOINT

ON THE PATH TO FAA MEDICAL CERTIFICATION REFORM Article appeared in Flying Magazine July, 2018 by Martha King When John came to in the hospital a number of years ago after a lapse of consciousness, you will appreciate that the very first concern he expressed was for his aviation medical certificate.  Perhaps the most significant and…  [ Read More ]

Free LAANC Course Shows Drone Pilots How to Quickly Get ATC Clearance to Fly in Controlled Airspace

September 17, 2018 San Diego, CA  Drone pilots can take a new free King Schools course titled Using LAANC to Fly Drones in Controlled Airspace to learn how to use the FAA Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability.  The online course includes HD video and bullet points followed by interactive questions to test your knowledge….  [ Read More ]

Online Drone Pilot Recurrent Test Prep Course From King Schools Makes Renewing Remote Pilot Certificates Quick And Easy

September 10, 2018 San Diego, CA.  Drone pilots now have a quick and easy way to prepare for their Remote Pilot certificate renewal with the online Drone Pilot Recurrent Test Prep Course from King Schools. Martha King, Co-Chairman of King Schools, said, “The FAA Remote Pilot Recurrent Knowledge Test eliminates questions on many areas that…  [ Read More ]

Flight training industry leader Martha King named to CAP Board of Governors

August 24, 2018,  ANAHEIM, Calif. – Martha King, co-chair and co-owner of a major E-learning-focused aviation school, has been appointed to Civil Air Patrol’s Board of Governors. King succeeds retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Teresa Marné Peterson, whose second three-year on the Board of Governors expires in November. “The Civil Air Patrol has a long…  [ Read More ]

King Schools & Textron Aviation Celebrate 20 years of Helping People Achieve Their Dream of Flying

For Immediate Release July 26, 2018 AirVenture – Oshkosh, WI.  Twenty years ago King Schools and Cessna Aircraft Company created the first fully integrated, computer-based flight training system by combining flight lesson tracking at the flight school with home-study courses for their customers. The original courses were designed to help people attain their FAA Private…  [ Read More ]

New Aviation Mechanics Courses Help Careers Takeoff!

For Immediate Release July 26, 2018 AirVenture – Oshkosh, WI. Aspiring aviation mechanics have a new way to prepare for their FAA Oral, Practical, & Written Tests.  King Schools has released online versions of their popular General, Airframe, and Powerplant Knowledge & Test Prep Video Courses.  The online A&P Mechanics courses include updated video lessons…  [ Read More ]

NAFI Members Are Eligible for a Scholarship Valued at $18,000 from King Schools and NAFI

For Immediate Release July 26, 2018 AirVenture – Oshkosh, WI – A well deserving NAFI Member CFI or aspiring CFI will be awarded a scholarship valued at $18,000. The scholarship consists of $5,000 cash for the attainment of an initial or advanced instructor rating and lifetime access to the entire King Schools library of over…  [ Read More ]