King News

Stories about King Schools, John & Martha King and all of the employees and product news.

All-New Instrument Rating Course Now Available from King Schools

Online course includes lifetime updates April 4 SUN ‘n FUN, Lakeland FL – Aspiring instrument rating pilots now have a completely updated King course to use in preparing for their FAA knowledge test. This all-HD version of the King Schools online Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course was completed in March of 2019,…  [ Read More ]

Andrea Prisca Garcia Awarded the National Association of Flight Instructors and King Schools Scholarship

April 4, 2019, SUN ‘n FUN – Lakeland, FL – Andrea Garcia of Buena Park, California is the winner of the King Schools and National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) 2019 CFI scholarship. The scholarship consists of $5,000 toward a new CFI rating or certificate, and free lifetime access to all King Schools courses, including…  [ Read More ]

NOTAMS Are Garbage

Nobody Pays Any Attention To Them Article appeared in Flying Magazine February, 2019 by John King “That’s what NOTAMS are.  They are just a bunch of garbage that nobody pays any attention to.”  It would be a dramatic statement regardless of who said it.  But this was Robert Sumwalt, Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board…  [ Read More ]

ADS-B—WHAT’S IN IT FOR US?

MEETING YET ANOTHER MANDATE Article appeared in Flying Magazine November, 2018 by Martha King For tens of thousands of aircraft owners the deadline has been looming.  ADS-B will be required on January 1, 2020 in airspace that now requires a transponder, It was clear for John and me, in particular, that we wanted to meet…  [ Read More ]

John and Martha King Called “Distinguished” by NAA

December 19, 2018 San Diego CA – At the National Aeronautic Association Fall Awards Dinner on November 27, 2018, the NAA added 4 more individuals to the list of Distinguished Statesmen of Aviation.  The list includes Mark Burns, the President of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, William Garvey, the Editor-in-Chief of Business and Commercial Aviation magazine, and…  [ Read More ]

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 ]