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Solos & Checkrides

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Stephen Barksdale Stephen Barksdale

Stephen Barksdale passed his Commercial Multi-Engine Instrument Checkride

April 2014
Chris Bass Chris Bass

Chris Bass soloed on March 4th, 2014 in a Cessna 172.

March 2014
Mike Grissom Mike Grissom

Mike Grissom passed Private Pilot Checkride on 1/15/2014.

March 2014
Chris Fleming Chris Fleming

Chris Fleming earns his Multi-Engine Commercial Instrument rating with examiner Henry Joyner.

January 2014
Chris Jarrell Chris Jarrell

Chris Jarrell solos on 11/20/13 at KHNZ.

November 2013
Lynn Norton Lynn Norton

Lynn Norton soloed on 10-1-13 in a Piper Cherokee, N8432C at KHNZ.

October 2013
Roger Bailey Roger Bailey

Major Roger Bailey USAF (Ret.) passed his Private Pilot check ride at the Tri County Airport in Ahoskie, NC (KASJ)

September 2013
Johnny Norton Johnny Norton

Johnny Norton soloed on 9-19-13 in a Piper Cherokee, N8432C at KHNZ.

September 2013