First Solo – Xiaoyang Gu

We are happy to announce our newest soloing student, Xiaoyang Gu! He’s been working diligently in the Cessna 172s, perfecting his landings.

Xiaoyang Gu and CFII Sergey Sinyachkin

Xiaoyang Gu and CFII Sergey Sinyachkin

Thank you to CFII Sergey Sinyachkin for all of your hard work getting Xiaoyang ready!

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First Solo – Taylor Donato

Taylor and CFI Jason Brown after first solo flight!

Taylor and CFI Jason Brown after first solo flight!

Congratulations to Taylor Donato on his first solo flight! Thanks to CFI Jason Brown for nurturing the skills and the knowledge needed to make this happen!

Definitely a two thumbs up moment!

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First Solo – Herb Grinnell

Congratulations to Herb Grinnell on soloing Cessna N98485! He’s one step closer to his goal of commuting to work by airplane.

Thank you to CFI Lynzie Hudson for guiding him on his first solo flight!

Herb Grinnell after solo

Herb Grinnell after solo

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Solo Artist Ron Lumley takes to the skies in Salinas

On a high overcast day in Salinas, CA, Ron Lumley left his instructor Mike Popovitch on the ground while he ran laps around the patch at KSNS in his trusted steed, Cessna N968RC. Congrats on earning your solo and we hope you enjoy the cross-country phase!

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First Solo – Carlo Chung

Congratulations to Carlo Chung on his first solo!20150713_083057

He chose the perfect moment by flying out first thing in the morning with calm winds. Thank you to CFI Eric Curtis and Lynzie Hudson for your great instruction and support!

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First Solo – David Heckel

Solo!

Solo!

Congratulations to David Heckel on his solo flight! It was a clear, breezy day with beautiful landings to be had! Thank you to CFI Lynzie Hudson for all her hard work preparing David for this amazing moment!

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We’ve made a taildragger pilot!

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Examiner Scott & Private Pilot George

Congratulations to AeroDynamic’s newest private pilot! George Tuma completed his checkride in Citabria 1806G with examiner Scott Rohlfing today and earned his “license to learn.” George will soon take his son flying, and after getting a nosedragger checkout in our Cessna 172s, he will also take his whole family out for fun. Well done!!

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