Sunshine, Airplanes, and Inspiration

Sunshine, Airplanes, and Inspiration

Our November Hangar Day was a surprising day of warm sunshine, lots of young aviation fans, and lots and lots of busy airplanes. We were shocked to see so many young families attend our event and hope that aviation made a positive impression on these future pilots. ...

Anand Solos!

Anand Solos!

Good things come to those who wait….and persevere. Anand was dealt a rough hand with respect to scheduling his flight training. He started flying almost two years ago….right when the world was starting to slow down with the pandemic. Undeterred, he kept at it...

Arthur Solos!

Arthur Solos!

Arthur started flying with us right when the world was beginning to grapple with a pandemic. Despite that and despite a demanding school schedule, he has persevered through it all and can say that he has flown an airplane by himself. He had the entire Norwood Airport...

Hayden is a Pilot!

Hayden is a Pilot!

There are lots of reasons why you want to pose like this on an airplane. Maybe you really love the 152. Maybe you’re really excited about tightening the fuel caps. Or maybe…MAYBE it's because you just passed your Private Pilot checkride and it’s the best feeling in...

Ryan Solos!

Ryan Solos!

Ryan Konrath completed his 1st solo today. It was a tricky day with the crosswind picking up to about a 6kt component towards his 3rd lap, but he handled it great! His first call was to his 96 year old grandfather who sparked his love of aviation many years ago. Ryan...

James is a Pilot!

James is a Pilot!

We hear all the time from people professing that aviation has been a lifelong passion. It is wonderful. We’re the same way. What is uncommon is to see hard evidence of that passion being acted upon right from the start. James fits into that category of student pilot...

Michael is a Pilot!

Michael is a Pilot!

Every afternoon, we take a look at the next day’s schedule to preview who we get to see. Whenever Michael’s name showed up we knew we were in for a laugh. He is the rare person that has the ability to find humor in everything and our days would instantly be...

Richie is a Pilot!

Richie is a Pilot!

"Richie passed his PPL today! Richie grew up in Southie watching the arrivals and departures into and out of Logan as a kid and has always been interested in aviation since. To this day his favorite place in the greater Boston area is Castle Island so he can watch the...

November Hangar Day!

November Hangar Day!

Do you ever just want to hang out at the airport? Do you NOT want to hang out at the airport? We created our Hangar Day series to give you the opportunity to do exactly that. Come to PVD, spend time at the airport with like minded pilots, and relax. If you’ve dreamed...

Earn Your Tailwheel Endorsement With Us!

Earn Your Tailwheel Endorsement With Us!

We are proud to announce that you are now able to earn your tailwheel endorsement with us in our ACA Super Decathlon. Taildraggers harken back to an earlier era of aviation when fabric and wood were the dominate materials used to make airplanes. It wasn’t until Cessna...