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Moritz Onken

May 2013

Moritz OnkenMoritz Onken passed his Private Pilot check ride with DPE Henry Joyner at Tri-County airport on Sunday, May 12, 2013.  It was a particularly noteworthy achievement for Moritz as he had only 40 hours of flight time logged before the check ride – the minimum time required by the FAA. Word on the street is that “Moritz flies wonderfully and that if given a rock, well …  he could fly it!”

Here are some pictures of Moritz after his first solo on New Years Eve 2012 in a Cessna 152, N4844H.  Moritz is an international student from Germany.  After his flight, he was introduced to the tradition of cutting off the shirt tail after first solo.

Moritz Onken Solo Flight

Moritz Onken Solo Flight