Apr 282013

Spring showers and thunderstorms prevented Melissa from flying last week and then there was an unfortunate event with the airplane’s propeller.  This will keep Melissa grounded for a while, but stay tuned and we’ll have new progress reports from her soon. Thanks to everyone who has and is supporting her and the GOF Scholarship!   [...]

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Wind Gusts and Windshear

Apr 142013

Last week, Melissa had two flight lessons and encountered what every pilot encounters sooner or later – gusty winds and some windshear to boot. Melissa recounts her story:   “This week we focused on take-off’s and landings to get me closer to solo-ing.  Yesterday’s lesson we had winds at 20kt gusts and coming in on [...]

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Feb 042013

The winner of the PilotTricks Gift Of Flight Scholarship has finally been announced!! Congratulations Ms. Melissa Huffman for winning the $3,000 Scholarship to help her solo! Check out the Winner of the Scholarship! We are still collecting donations to help fund this scholarship.  To help Melissa solo, see how you can help below. Follow Melissa’s progress on [...]

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