From Corps to Soar

From Corps to Soar

With the ink not yet dry on his high school diploma, Freudy Gonzalez Castillo enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Little did he know that that decision would take him to far off tropical lands and friendly foreign nations. It would also lead him to the cockpit...

Staying Nice with Ice

Staying Nice with Ice

We’ve all heard about the dangers associated with icing conditions found this time of year. Ice accumulation on a light airplane is one of the most dangerous situations we can encounter as pilots. Knowing when ice could be present is vital information.  While larger...

Brendan Solos!

Brendan Solos!

His shirt read "I'd Rather Be Flying" Well, after completing his first solo, there is a whole lot more flying for Brendan to do! Congratulations, Brendan! 

Sam is a Pilot!

Sam is a Pilot!

Alex, Sam's instructor said it best when he said that Sam is the type of young man that "makes you wish you could be his uncle." There isn't too much more that we can say about Sam that we didn't already talk about when he flew his first solo. This young man does it...

Cole Solos!

Cole Solos!

Cole is an aviation nut with an all-business approach to his flight training. Combine those traits with his stellar stick and rudder skills and guess what…he flew his first solo at the ripe old age of 16! Our hats off to you, Cole!

Fernando is Instrument Rated!

Fernando is Instrument Rated!

Its always great to hear when a student does well, but when an pilot examiner describes a student as "bulletproof" it is especially rewarding. Fernando WORKED for this. He put in effort upon effort to earn that "bulletproof" and it shows. For anyone that wants to not...

Destined to Fly: Tess Kuenzi

Destined to Fly: Tess Kuenzi

Maybe it is because EAA is there, or because the abundant farm land yields itself to aviation, but there is something about Wisconsin that makes it an incubator for aviators. Over the years we have met a disproportionate amount of pilots that hail from the Badger...

Dieter is a Pilot!

Dieter is a Pilot!

Dieter started flying while still a high school student. Now as a college freshman he has successfully completed his Private Pilot training with a passed checkride. This brilliant young man will have many achievements in his life, and we are proud that we were able to...

Matt is a Commercial Pilot

Matt is a Commercial Pilot

The ink on Matt's instrument certificate is just starting to dry. He probably hasn't even had the chance to use it yet. We can't bag on him too much for that though. He has been busy as it gets polishing up his commercial pilot requirements. That hard work paid off...