René Banglesdorf speaks to pilot Payson McDaniel about the Beechcraft King Air 350i in Part 16 of the Insiders' GuideBack to Articles
In episode sixteen, private aviation insider René Banglesdorf interviews pilot Payson McDaniel about the key features of the Beechcraft King Air 350i turboprop.
In this interview, we learn about the King Air 350i. Find out about its performance, missions, fuel burn and much more!
Payson's love for aviation started at a young age after watching crop dusters spray nearby fields and shake pictures off the walls in his house. He soon achieved his private pilot certificate and graduated from Delta State University with his Bachelor of Commercial Aviation in 2012. After flight instructing and contract flying, he was hired at the Dufresne Spencer Group in December of 2015 and advanced to Chief Pilot in June 2018.
Payson’s company operates a beautiful 2013 Beechcraft King Air 350i, equipped with Rockwell Collins Proline Fusion avionics. After flying the King Air 350i for over 1200 hours, Payson is continually impressed with the safety, service, and value this aircraft brings to his company.
René Banglesdorf is the co-founder and CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation, an aircraft brokerage headquartered just north of Austin, TX. René has a degree in journalism from Ohio University and serves as the VP of Communications on the International Aviation Women’s Association Board. She is a frequent speaker on topics of business aviation and women’s issues, and has written several books, the latest of which, Stand Up: How to Flourish When the Odds are Stacked Against You, is Out Now.