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Solos & Checkrides

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Zach Daniels Zach Daniels

Zach Daniels passes his PP-SEL private pilot check ride in N5144L. Congratulations Zach!

March 2010
Mark Littler Mark Littler

Mark Littler from Syracuse, NY after his first solo flight.

February 2010
Ralph Dodds Ralph Dodds

Ralph Dodds returns to KHNZ after passing his PP-SEL check ride at KDAN (Danville, VA).

January 2010
Mandi Lowe Mandi Lowe

Mandi Lowe after a solo flight in N5144L at KHNZ. Well done Mandi!

December 2009
Mark Solomon Mark Solomon

Mark Solomon with Paul Hesse after his first solo flight at the Henderson-Oxford (KHNZ) Airport in N5144L.

December 2009
William Pagán William Pagán

Newly minted private pilot Will Pagán is congratulated by Paul Hesse after a successful check ride.

December 2009
Frank Ziglar Frank Ziglar

Student pilot Frank Ziglar in front of a C152 on a picture perfect day!

November 2009
George Barrett George Barrett

George with CFII Paul Hesse after passing his Private Pilot checkride.

October 2009