Military Aviation

A Professional Journey That Led Home

April 12, 2021

It’s good to be part of a family. King Aerospace Chief Financial Officer Scott Parkinson said his March 30 wings ceremony was an adoption of sorts. “It felt like I was being welcomed into the family,” says Parkinson. “(President) Jarid King was there and explained how I met the King Aerospace standards and why I […]


Leading by Serving: Trying Times Reveal Servant’s Heart

March 28, 2021

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going” could refer to the King Aerospace team. SVP Jeff Barstow, who joined the company last year, says his esteem for colleagues – already high – has only risen. The Arctic blast of subzero air that blanketed the country in February serves as a case in point. […]


King Aerospace Team Honored by the DOE and GSA/ICAP

March 25, 2021

DALLAS, TX – King Aerospace was among the proud honorees at the FY 2020 Annual Department of Energy Aviation Awards, held March 22 in Albuquerque, NM. The event celebrates superior aviation programs and professional management. The U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Office of Secure Transportation (DOE/NNSA/OST) team – consisting of the OST […]


A 360-Degree, Clear-Eyed View

March 15, 2021

By Jarid King President, King Aerospace Our ongoing journey to be servant leaders continues. At the first of the year, I shared our efforts with subject-matter-expert and author James C. Hunter. If you’ve also been trying to build a corporate culture based on trust, accountability and proactive problem solving, read on. Hunter has been leading […]


U.S. Army SEMA Work Scope Expansion

February 23, 2021

DALLAS, TX – Getting more work is a good thing. Doing it well is even better. King Aerospace President Jarid King has led the significant expansion of the company’s contractor logistic support (CLS) work scope for the U.S. Army’s Special Electronic Mission Aircraft (SEMA) fleet. Originally announced in early 2020, the expansion included a single […]


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