What It Means to Serve

January 7, 2021

By Jarid King My dad has been studying servant leadership before the phrase was coined back in the 1970s, so I grew up with the concept. Putting others’ needs before our own sounds simple, but it takes dedicated effort. Both for individuals and organizations. But it has become our secret sauce. Last fall, we embarked […]


King Aerospace Growing, Even During Pandemic

December 22, 2020

DALLAS, TX – Global pandemics make it difficult to plan. King Aerospace has always taken a conservative approach to growth, preferring to have the proverbial bird in the hand rather than the two in the bush. So, when the company announced plans last May to add a new 90,000-square-foot hangar, it was only after enjoying […]


King Aerospace Adds Senior Capture Manager

December 16, 2020

DALLAS, TX – Brad Orr has joined King Aerospace, Inc. (KAI) as senior capture manager. He will continue to be based in Niceville, FL. Most recently, he provided business development and program management for Vertex Aerospace in Crestview, FL. “Brad comes to us as an accomplished leader who has served in mission critical roles supporting […]


Six Questions with Jeff Barstow

December 1, 2020

SVP Jeff Barstow graciously agreed to share his thoughts about being the new kid on the King Aerospace block. After more than four decades at Boeing, most recently as chief operating officer for Boeing Business Jets, Jeff brings deep experience and expertise to his new role. Equally important, he brings a fresh perspective and seemingly […]


Build It and They Will Come

November 10, 2020

By Jarid King I owe a great deal to my father, Jerry, who founded King Aerospace when I was a tot. One thing I increasingly understand is the value of our King Kulture™. Dad’s a fanatic about it and always has been. I’m one now, too. I could give you many reasons why, but the […]


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