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Solos & Checkrides

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Gene Manley Gene Manley

Gene Manley achieved his dream of getting his PPL.

July 2019
Julius Goth Julius Goth

Julius Goth solos in our Cessna 152 at KHNZ. Congratulations!

May 2019
Ian Short Ian Short

Ian Short passed his Private Pilot Checkride at KBUY with DPE Zenda Zeiss.

May 2019
Bob Walker Bob Walker

Bob Walker achieved his IFR rating on March 29, 2019 with DPE Henry Joyner at KASJ.

March 2019
Greg Phelps Greg Phelps

Greg Phelps passed his PPL in Burlington, NC (KBUY) with Zenda Leiss on 02-06-2019

February 2019
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
Robert Winston Robert Winston

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

December 2017