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Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Members Receive Discount on King Drone Test Prep Course  

Press Release July 27, 2017, San Diego & Frederick, MD The law enforcement community is rapidly adopting drones and faces the challenge of bringing sworn officers with no aviation background up to speed quickly, according to Daniel Schwarzbach, Executive Director of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA). “Passing the Part 107 test and becoming an…  [ Read More ]

Gary Buzel joins King Schools as Vice President of Video Production.

Press Release – July 27, 2017 AirVenture – Oshkosh, WI After over 30 years of producing video courses teaching pilots, King Schools has added a new resource that will help continue their video legacy. Gary Buzel has joined King Schools’ executive team as Vice President of Video Production. Barry Knuttila, CEO of King Schools, commented,…  [ Read More ]

CFIs Can Vie for a Scholarship Valued at $18,000 from NAFI and King Schools

Press Release – July 27, 2017 AirVenture – Oshkosh, WI A fortunate CFI will be awarded the second NAFI/King Schools Scholarship for Certificated Flight Instructors. The scholarship, which is to help flight instructors further their education and training, is valued at $18,000, including access to the entire King Schools library of courses for life. The…  [ Read More ]

Now Hiring – King Schools Marketing Coordinator

King Schools Marketing Coordinator, Now Hiring King Schools has a position available for a Marketing Coordinator in San Diego, California. The ideal candidate will be an active pilot and will have an avid interest in the aviation industry. The candidate should have at least one year of experience working in a marketing department or on…  [ Read More ]

Safety Cause du Jour

Does our government’s response to safety issues sometimes cause more fatalities? Article appeared in Flying Magazine March, 2017 by Martha King It is the classic way to screw up an approach in a heavy, fast airplane.  As they approached the outer marker at Buffalo at a higher than normal speed, Captain Marvin Renslow, 47, and First…  [ Read More ]

My Odyssey Through The FAA Medical Certification Maze

John King recounts the story of how he fought the FAA to regain his medical certificate — and prevailed. Article appeared on the Flying Magazine website – March 9, 2017 by John King “You gave us all quite a scare last night.”  I gradually became aware that I was in a hospital and Martha was explaining…  [ Read More ]

Getting Qualified to Use Drones in Furtherance of a Business Made Easy by King Schools

  King Schools Releases Version 2.0 of  Drone Pilot License Test Prep Course May 15, 2016 San Diego CA – Drone pilots who want to fly their drones in furtherance of a business have a fun and quick way to prepare to pass the required Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate written test with Version 2.0 of…  [ Read More ]

Now Hiring – Aviation Course Developer

Job Title: Aviation Course Developer   Job Summary: Our internationally known company provides academic training for pilot qualifications at all levels from new pilots to corporate jet pilots and airline captains. The successful applicant will be responsible for creating and maintaining course content and production scripts on required aviation training topics.  The scripts will be…  [ Read More ]

New FREE BasicMed King Schools Course Now Available

Hello Fellow Pilots, You’ve probably heard the news.  As of May 1, 2017 third-class medical reform, now known as BasicMed, goes into effect.  It is a victory for the aviation organizations like AOPA and EAA that pressed so hard for it, and for all pilots that have found FAA medical certification an intimidating and frustrating…  [ Read More ]