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Flying Blackhawk’s XP67A Engine Upgrade

Flying Blackhawk’s XP67A Engine Upgrade

I consider myself a lucky pilot in that I get to fly just about every King Air type. I currently have a B100 and 300 under management and fly both more than 100 hours per year. I also regularly fly the King Air 90, 200 and 300/350 series either in training or ferry flights. Often, I Read More

Great Getaways: Beaufort, North Carolina

Great Getaways: Beaufort, North Carolina

Located in the southern Outer Banks region of North Carolina, Beaufort is a quaint coastal town with around 4,000 residents and storied 310-year history. Originally called “Fishtown,” the town is the third oldest in the state, established in 1709 and incorporated in 1723.  Today, visitors enjoy historical sites, fishing and quiet beaches. Southern Living recently Read More

Imaginary Controls

Imaginary Controls

For some strange reason (perhaps my medical training), I have a particular fascination with horrific diseases. Over time, this interest has led me to faraway places such as Bergen, Norway where Dr. Hansen discovered the bacteria that causes leprosy, a disease that now bears his name. Leprosy itself is a ghastly condition that causes the Read More

International Airspace: What You Should Know

International Airspace: What You Should Know

We are all accustomed to the freedom and liberty of being able to hop in our airplanes and fly wherever we want without doing much more than filing a flight plan, lighting the fires and blasting off. However, when your destination requires that you fly through international Flight Information Regions (FIRs), things can get a Read More