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Pilots Have a New Online, Interactive Garmin GTN 650/750 Video Course

For Immediate Release: San Diego, CA.  – Flying The Garmin GTN 650/750 is a new course from King Schools that makes it easier than ever to master the powerful capabilities of the amazing Garmin GTN 650/750 series. Pilots who are new to the GTN navigators, or in need of a refresher, will learn to get…  [ Read More ]

HOW FLYING BUILDS HABITS FOR SUCCESS

A GREAT REASON TO ENCOURAGE PROSPECTIVE PILOTS Article appeared in Flying Magazine August 2019 by Martha King He could have been a 10-year old kid.  He was certainly acting like one.  We were at the Helicopter Association International annual convention and John was sitting in a helicopter pretending to fly it.  He gradually became aware…  [ Read More ]

John and Martha King Inducted in to The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals Hall of Fame

October 25, 2019 San Diego CA. – John and Martha King, co-chairmen of King Schools, have been honored by being inducted into The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) Founders and Pioneers Hall of Fame, in recognition of their life-long dedication to making aviation learning accessible to all. John and Martha started their aviation training…  [ Read More ]

John and Martha King Honored by The National Association of Flight Instructors

For Immediate Release – San Diego CA The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has bestowed their highest honor on John and Martha King, Co-Chairmen of King Schools. NAFI Chairman Bob Meder presented the Jack J. Eggspuehler Service Award to John and Martha at the annual NAFI Member Breakfast at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin….  [ Read More ]

NOT YOUR FATHER’S COMMERCIAL CERTIFICATE

DÉJÀ VU ALL OVER AGAIN Article appeared in Flying Magazine June 2019 by John King The instrument rating requirement for commercial pilots created a hullabaloo in Juneau, Alaska that was just an early episode in the on-going dialog about the qualifications a commercial pilot should have. For the commercial seaplane pilots in the area, it…  [ Read More ]

Pilots Go To King Schools for Garmin G5000 and Aviation Weather Radar Courses

July 25, 2019 – AirVenture, Oshkosh WI – Learning to use new avionics systems can be a challenge for pilots.  Garmin makes courses available for their customers but delivering them to pilots requires access to the Internet.  The King Schools internet learning platform, iLearn, makes it easy for pilots to take the new Garmin-produced G5000…  [ Read More ]

Pilots Get the First 4 Lessons of King Schools upcoming Garmin GTN 650/750 Course for Free

July 24, 2019 AirVenture, Oshkosh WI – Pilots can look forward to a new King Schools Flying The Garmin GTN 650/750 Course to be released in October.  However, they don’t have to wait to get started since KING has released the first four lessons as a free video course, “Say Hello to the Garmin 650/750”. …  [ Read More ]

NAFI Members Can Now Apply for a King Schools Scholarship Valued at $18,000

NAFI Members Can Now Apply for a King Schools Scholarship Valued at $18,000 July 25, 2019 EAA AirVenture – Oshkosh, WI – A well deserving National Association of Flight Instructors Member CFI or aspiring CFI will be awarded The King Schools/NAFI Scholarship valued at more than $18,000 in early 2020. The scholarship consists of $5,000…  [ Read More ]

John and Martha Take on a Partner at King Schools

July 25, 2019 EAA AirVenture – Oshkosh, WI – Pilots who have known John and Martha and have used King Schools courses over the decades will be interested to know that the Kings have taken steps to ensure the continuity of the company.  According to Martha, “We’re no longer young kids just starting out—even if…  [ Read More ]

Women in Aviation International Members get Free Courses and Other Benefits from King Schools

July 25, 2019 Oshkosh, WI –Women in Aviation International (WAI) members now get discounted KING courses, scholarship opportunities and other premiums from King Schools. WAI President and Founder Dr. Peggy Chabrian explains, “Martha and John have been consistent supporters of WAI from the very beginning of the organization.  This agreement is an exciting extension to…  [ Read More ]