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Solo Flights – March

There was a lot of activity at the school this March with three students soloing for the first time. Flying a plane on your own is a huge milestone in your pilot training. It takes a lot hard work and preparation to get to this point. Congratulations to these students for their achievement!

John Wilson

John completed his first solo flight in N12290. His CFI is Matt Berlo.

Way to go, John!

John Wilson and N12290 after completing his first solo flight.

John Wilson and N12290 after flying solo for the first time.

Steve Oritz

In mid March, Steve flew N12290 on his own. His CFI is Andrea Read.

Congratulations, Steve!

Steve Oritz after his first solo flight.

Steve Oritz after his first solo flight.

Bob Trimble

Also in mid March, Bob Trimble soloed in N12290. His CFI is Andrea Read.

Bob Trimble flies solo. Great job!

Bob Trimble flies solo. Great job, Bob!

 

Fly-Ins

Fly-ins are a social get together where aviation enthusiasts fly into a particular airport at a designated date and time. More

The $100 Burger

Have you ever heard of a $100 burger? The term is aviation slang for a recreational flight that consists of going to a nearby airport to eat, then flying back home. More

Spitfire Aviation celebrates 15 year anniversary on March1, 2014

Spitfire is turning 15!

Thank you for 15 wonderful years of amazing students, incredible flights, gorgeous Santa Barbara sunsets, and wonderful relationships. We are grateful to the many clients we have had over the years that have helped us grow and thrive. It has been our pleasure to work with you.
If you are thinking about becoming a student, why not celebrate with us by taking a Discovery Flight?

More to come on upcoming festivities and opportunities to join in the fun.