King Installs First Winglets on Citation X

December 8, 2022

King Aerospace recently completed, for the first time, installation of performance-enhancing elliptical winglets on a Cessna Citation X at its modification, maintenance and paint facility in Ardmore, Oklahoma. King Aerospace is now an approved installer for the modification built by Winglet Technology, a Wichita, Kansas, company that has designed winglets for Citation aircraft since 2002. […]

Marking 30 Years with a Royal Affair

December 5, 2022

Elvis arrived in a sequined jumpsuit, and Marilyn wore that legendary white dress while singing “Happy Anniversary, Mr. President” to Jarid King, and “Happy Birthday” to his father and founder, Jerry King. Longtime King Aerospace team members came to the party, too, as did team members executing our mission from distant Southcom and Africom military […]

Inside Look: Aircraft Painting Prep Lays Foundation for Perfect Finish

November 17, 2022

Whether it’s the front door of a home or a VVIP Boeing Business Jet, any experienced painter knows that prep work makes the difference in how a paint job turns out and holds up. From the first coat stripped from an aircraft to the last coat applied for a colorful design, King Aerospace’s paint team […]

Do Good Work, Treat Customers Like Family

November 10, 2022

You probably won’t see the leader of a large defense contracting firm or any other publicly traded company put on a big heart-shaped costume, whether it’s at a meeting of BBJ operators or during a visit to a children’s hospital. But Jerry King, founder and chairman of King Aerospace, often does. Partly it’s because he […]

Inside Look: Quality Begins with Aircraft Paint Stripping

October 25, 2022

Making a VVIP aircraft’s new paint look like glass instead of a golf ball isn’t simple. It takes careful masking, extra sanding, multiple coatings, diligent cleaning and much hard work to make a paint manufacturer look at a new finish and ask the King Aerospace team: “How did you guys do that?” As with any […]

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