Author Archives: Michael Richardson

Parking Lot Change

All Regal Air Customers Effective February 20th, our customer parking lot has been moved. The photo will show you where to park. When driving south on 31st street, turn left after the Washington Aerospace Training building. Our parking is on … Continue reading

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New Paine Field Terminal

Here’s a link to the New Paine Field Terminal: https://flypainefield.com/

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Piper Seneca Upgrades

Engines – We’ve completed the installation of 2 new factory overhauled engines. Avionics – The following new avionics have been installed: Garmin GTN650 GPS/Nav/Com Garmin GTX345 Transponder with ADS-B In & Out. Traffic is displayed on the GTN650. Garmin GMA342 … Continue reading

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New Cessna 182 on the Line

Our Cessna 182B, N182KM, has now completed its test flying, is out on the flight line, and ready for you to rent. In order to rent the aircraft you’ll need to have the following minimum experience requirements: Private Pilot 100TT … Continue reading

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New Garmin GTN650 IFR GPS/NAV/COM in N738SE

We’ve recently replaced the GNS 430W in N738SE (Cessna 172N) with a new Garmin GTN650 IFR GPS/NAV/COM. Highlights: Touchscreen GPS/Nav/Comm Fly WAAS/SBAS LPV approaches down to 200 foot minimums while displaying traffic, weather and more Cockpit connectivity via Connext® keeps … Continue reading

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N738BU Upgrade is Complete!

As you can tell by the picture above, N738BU’s upgrade is complete! As we mentioned a few weeks ago, the upgrades include: Garmin GTN750 Touch Screen IFR GPS/NAV/COM King KX165A Nav/Com Garmin GTX345 Transponder w/ADS-B In and Out Traffic Garmin … Continue reading

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What’s Happening With 8BU?

As you can tell by the picture above, 8BU has been stripped bare of all of its avionics! Have no fear, this little airplane is currently in our avionics shop for some BIG upgrades: Garmin G5 Attitude Indicator Garmin G5 DG/HSI … Continue reading

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Piper Warrior Upgrades

We’ve recently installed a new Garmin G5 Attitude Indicator in the Piper Warrior (N161SM). We’re additionally planning on installing this in all of our 172s by summer. We’ve also replaced the GNS 430W in the Piper Warrior (N161SM) with a … Continue reading

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Giving Back and Inspiring Future Pilots

One of our instructors, Michael Flanagan, provided many of the local youth an amazing opportunity to fly in one of our Cessna 172s last month during Paine Field Aviation Day. Although it would have been great for marketing, Regal Air … Continue reading

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All 152s Have ADS-B Out and 12E Gets Upgrades

In order to get ahead of the 2020 ADS-B requirements, ALL of our Cessna 152s now have ADS-B Out! If you’re not familiar with ADS-B, here are some benefits of ADS-B Out (from AOPA): Enhanced safety and additional situational awareness … Continue reading

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