King Press Releases

Unusual Changes at King Schools

San Diego, CA, September 30, 2015 – Unusual changes are taking place at King Schools to ensure their continued pace of technological advancement. Long-term President and CEO of King Schools, Dave Jackson, recommended to company owners John and Martha King that Barry Knuttila, formally Senior Vice President, Technology and Marketing, take over the CEO duties…  [ Read More ]

CFIs Can Choose Their Lessons with the KING FIRC

San Diego, CA, August 10, 2015 — CFIs will appreciate ”having it their way” with the KING Online Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC). The KING refresher now allows CFIs to select lessons from a set of electives. Electives are drawn from hot topics in flight training including teaching smart tablet use in the cockpit, using…  [ Read More ]

Flight Instructors Have a New Free Option for TSA Security Awareness Training

San Diego, CA, July 9, 2015 — CFIs will appreciate having a new, free and online way to meet their annual TSA training requirement. TSA Security Awareness Training for CFIs from King Schools can be completed in about an hour using any Internet-connected computer or tablet. It provides a TSA-acceptable graduation certificate and qualifies for…  [ Read More ]

Passionate Pilot Wins King Schools’ Alaska Seaplane Rating Sweeps

San Diego, CA, May 21, 2015 —Blake Godfrey, a passionate pilot, CFI, and newly hired airline pilot, has won the King Schools Alaska Seaplane Rating Sweepstakes. Blake, of Taylor, Arizona, takes home a package of prizes that includes a seaplane rating and bush pilot flying vacation at legendary Alaska Floats and Skis in Talkeetna, Alaska….  [ Read More ]

King Schools Names Rich Martindell as Vice President, Course Content & Experience

King Schools, Inc. announced the promotion of Rich Martindell to Vice President, Course Content and Experience. John King Co-chairman of King Schools explained, “Rich is now responsible for creating engaging and inspired courses that will have the latest information and provide an outstanding customer experience.” Mr. Martindell has been with King Schools for over 8…  [ Read More ]

EASA ATPL Pilot Study Module Added to iPad app from King Schools

Booth A6, stand 304, AERO Friedrichshafen, Germany, April 14, 2015— Pilots the world over seeking EASA certificates ranging from Light Aircraft Pilot License (LAPL) to Airline Transport Pilot (ATPL) can study for their knowledge tests using an iPad training app available from King Schools. The newly released ATPL exam trainer module is suitable for passing…  [ Read More ]

New Version of King Schools Companion App Lets Pilots Download and Complete Lessons Off-Line on iPhones and iPads

San Diego, CA, March 4, 2015 — The latest technology from King Schools gives pilots even more convenient access to learning. Pilots taking King courses can now take their lessons on their iPad and iPhone even when they are off-line, and two-way synchronization allows them to move seamlessly among their iPad, iPhone and computer. This…  [ Read More ]

The Honorable Company of Air Pilots Trophies & Awards 2014

NORTH AMERICAN REGION WINNERS: A USAF SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON, AN AVIATION LEADER, AND A COUPLE INSPIRING THOUSANDS OF PILOTS, ARE CHOSEN TO RECEIVE 2014 AWARDS The United States Air Force 3rd Special Operations Squadron has been chosen to receive the Johnston Memorial Trophy for its outstanding performance of airborne systems. The 3rd SOS operates the…  [ Read More ]

King Schools releases EASA pilot courses on the iPad

Oshkosh, WI, July 28, 2014 — Pilots the world over seeking an EASA Light Aircraft Pilot License (LAPL), Private Pilot License (PPL) or Night Rating certification now can study for their knowledge tests using an iPad training app available from King Schools. The new iPad learning platform was developed in partnership with EuroPilot Center and…  [ Read More ]

King Schools Alaskan Aviation Adventure Sweepstakes Includes Seaplane Rating and Bush Flying

Oshkosh, WI, July 28, 2014— Today, at AirVenture John and Martha King of King Schools announced their Alaskan Flying Adventure Sweepstakes. The winner will take home a package of prizes that includes an Alaskan flying vacation for two where the winner will earn their Seaplane Rating and also take a bush flying course. “Alaska has…  [ Read More ]