Kudos David Shields!
Congratulations to our very own FAA Designated Flight Examiner, David Shields, for adding additional feathers to his examiner cap. Specifically, David added the FIE (Flight Instructor Examiner) designation to his examiner authorization. So he's now able to give Airplane Single Engine and Instrument Airplane Flight Instructor practical tests. David's achievement is extra special to us because it occurred simultaneously to fellow WNCPA member, Patrick Reynolds successfully passing his CFI checkride on July 30. While David was evaluating Patrick's performance, an FAA inspector was evaluating David. Well done David!
Congratulations Cindy Carter!
Kudos to Cindy for earning her tail wheel endorsement on September 29! Click (here) to see Cindy with her trainer JJ Greenway in Frederick, MD.
2014 Scenic Flights Weekend Success
Many thanks to WNCPA pilots, ground crew, registration table workers, and organizers for all the hard work and dedication this past weekend and over the last several months. Together we planned for and carried out a huge, successful Scenic Flight weekend. Over two days, 12 pilots flew 91 flights and carried 190 passengers! We are also very grateful for the promotional support provided by the Asheville Regional Airport and RomanticAsheville.com Travel Guide.
We are also especially grateful for all of our passengers who came out to fly with us. Together, we enjoyed our beautiful mountain scenery, made memories, and perhaps even inspired future aviators.
Again, many, many thanks!
Landmark Offers Fuel Discount
From Chuck Buckland, General Manager of AVL Landmark Aviation…
“I want to pass on a promotional fuel program for Saturdays and Sundays only of October, November and December 2014 for all of our 100LL fuel buyers. Each weekend in October, November and December 2014, I will be offering my “weekend special.” Any GA 100LL fuel buyer will receive a discount of $0.75/gal off our retail price.”
Join Our WNCPilot Yahoo Group!
To all WNCPA members who have already signed up, thank you! If you are a WNCPA member and you haven't signed up, please consider doing it. The WNCPilot email group is a great way for members to communicate quickly and efficiently about WNCPA activities. Click (here) to learn more and for sign-up directions.
You Just Might Be An Aviator
Click (here) for a good read on some of the "right stuff" it takes to be an aviator by Jim Lauerman, Past Avemco President and Retired CFI. Submitted by Ruffin Benton.
- October 2014 General Mtg. Minutes
- September 2014 General Mtg. Minutes
- August 2014 Board Mtg. Minutes
- Independent Instructors--NEW LISTING
- August 2014 General Mtg. Minutes
- VanFleet Aviation--NEW LISTING
- Check out Ruffin on WLOS!
- $64 Million Project Underway at AVL
- June 2014 General Mtg. Minutes
- WNCPA Ed. Foundation Awards Grants
- June 2014 Board Mtg. Minutes
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