René Banglesdorf speaks to pilot Brown Word about the Beechcraft King Air B200 in part 23 of the Insiders’ Guide. In this interview, we learn about its performance, pilot workload, passenger comfort and much more!
Brown Word whilst having a BS in Civil Engineering and a BA in Engineering Science from Centenary, started his aviation career by joining the navy via the Aviation Reserve Officer Candidate program, Inspired by his dad who had flown dive bombers in the Navy during WWII. After completing his training, for the next 20 years, he had flown a considerate amount of squadron tours as part of the Navy Team. After retiring from the navy, he got married and owned four civilian airplanes, starting off with a Twin Comanche, a Mooney M20F, a Cessna 310 and finally a B200 King Air. With his very long career in aviation, he still doesn’t plan on giving up and is going to fly for as long as he can.