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Solos & Checkrides

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Clint Staples Clint Staples

Clint Staples, a recent graduate of Embry-Riddle, passed his Pilot Private Checkride at KBUY.

November 2018
Tyler Stublen Tyler Stublen

Tyler Stublen soloed at KHNZ on October 13, 2018.

October 2018
Sue Brownfield Sue Brownfield

Sue Brownfield passed the Private Pilot Checkride with DPE Zenda Liess.

September 2018
Tim Plunkett Tim Plunkett

Tim Plunkett solo’d for the first time on July 19, 2018 @ KHNZ.

July 2018
Robert Winston Robert Winston

Robert Winston soloed on 12/26/17 in our C172 at KHNZ

December 2017
Ryan Stein Ryan Stein

Ryan Stein, AFROTC, soloed on 12/10/17 at the Henderson-Oxford Airport (KHNZ).

December 2017
George Arky George Arky

George Arky soloed on 12/04/17 @ KHNZ in our C152.

December 2017
Brandon Loflin Brandon Loflin

Brandon Loflin soloed on November 2nd @ KHNZ.

November 2017