2013 WNCPAEF Grant Recipient, Mark Stepp, Earns Private Pilots Certificate!
On Thursday, April 17, Mark Stepp passed his FAA check ride to earn his private pilot certificate. Mark was a recipient of an aviation grant from the WNCPAEF in 2013. John Fadok, of Aerolina in Hendersonville, has been his flight instructor. Mark lives in Hendersonville with his wife and new baby daughter. Congratulations Mark! Click (here) to meet Mark.....
Women's Fly-in at Hickory Airport, April 26
Our own Susan Van Fleet invites all of us back to the Hickory Airport for an event she is co-sponsoring with the airport. The Hickory Airport and Van Fleet Aviation will host the Women’s Fly-in for the April Sabre Society Program on Saturday, April 26. Retired Air Force General Larry Huggins will speak at the Sabre Society at 1:00 pm at the Hickory Airport Terminal Building. The public is welcome. If you top off at the FBO or self-serve, you get one free lunch at the Crosswinds! Click (here) for more information about the event and the participants.
Announcing the 2014 WNC Air Museum Air Fair, June 7 and 8
WNC Aviation has the New Atlanta Sectionals
Fly-out to Pensacola, FL, May 16 and 17--Reserve Your Hotel Room Now!
This May we're flying to Florida in search of warm weather! Our destination is the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola. Note this will be an overnight excursion and is planned for Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17.
Reserve your room now! We have a block of discounted rooms held for us at the Hilton Garden Inn at the Pensacola airport. The reservation deadline is April 25. Rooms will be offered to us at our discounted rate after April 25 but availability cannot be guaranteed. So if you are even thinking about going, reserve your room now. If you find you cannot go, you can cancel up to the day of arrival.
Click (here) for hotel contact details and more trip information.
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