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Solos & Checkrides

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Monica McCarty Monica McCarty

Monica McCarty soloed at KHNZ on May 14th, 2015.

May 2015
Gene Braswell Gene Braswell

Gene Braswell passed his Multi-Engine Instrument check ride in the school’s PA-23 Piper Apache Geronimo.

April 2015
Brittany Waddell Brittany Waddell

Brittany Waddell soloed in August 2014 … and now she is a Private Pilot!

March 2015
Mike Esposito Mike Esposito

Mike Esposito passed his Private Pilot check ride on 12/20/14

December 2014
Michael Jones II Michael Jones II

Michael Jones II passed his SE Commercial Checkride on 12-17-14.

December 2014
Matthew Whichard Matthew Whichard

Jordon Matthew Whichard passed his Commercial, Multi-Engine check ride 10/17/14.

October 2014
Toral Patel Toral Patel

Toral Patel soloed on 9-16-14 in N5144L at the HNZ airport.

September 2014
Andrew Wegener Andrew Wegener

Andrew Wegener passed his Private Pilot check ride with DPE Henry Joyner on 8/22/14.

August 2014