Rebecca Spencer Joins the Norwood CFI Team

Rebecca Spencer Joins the Norwood CFI Team

Rebecca Spencer has joined our Norwood flight instructor team. Originally from the Hudson Valley in New York, Rebecca began learning to fly helicopters as a hobby before ultimately deciding that flying professionally was her true calling.  She took her first flight...

What You Can Do As A Private Pilot

What You Can Do As A Private Pilot

We speak with aspiring pilots every day about their aviation goals and dreams. While not every future pilot dreams of being a professional pilot flying airliners across the oceans, just about everybody has a goal in mind whether it is traveling, flying with friends...

Fernando Solos!

Fernando Solos!

We are only one week into 2021 and we have our first first solo! Fernando gets the honor of being the first new aviator this year to climb into the sky without their instructor on board. It is a great way to start off your year, sir! Keep it up!

Ricky Solos!

Ricky Solos!

The other day we shared Ricky's video from his first solo flight. He has since flown solo again and is wasting no time making progress and getting the job done. Keep going, Ricky!

The Pure Joy of a First Flight

Emmiline’s school challenged each student to learn a new skill. Some of her peers are learning pottery, others are making a surfboard. Emmiline's new skill aims a little higher. She is learning how to fly an airplane. Passing by a local airport almost daily has given...

Kailyn Solos!

Kailyn Solos!

Imagine being able to go to an airport, climb into your airplane and fly away to any destination of your choosing? That is exactly the dream Kailyn has for herself and she is doing something about it. She flew an airplane by herself for the first time the other day,...

Ross is IFR Rated!

Ross is IFR Rated!

Ross has had it with nice sunny days. That type of flying was just too easy so he went and got his instrument rating. Now, he can takeoff and go play in the clouds. Hard to argue that! Well done, Ross

Ben is IFR Rated!

Ben is IFR Rated!

Ben spends more time at KOWD than most of our students...that's because when he's not flying he's working full-time at the local FBO! That doesn't stop him from flying, however. By maximizing his free time to fly, study, and take advantage of our RedBird simulator, he...

William Solos!

William Solos!

Once you fly an airplane by yourself...there's no real going back. That is something you did and no one can ever take it away from you. William flew his first solo last week and he will forever be able to say "I did that." Well done, William.