Entries by Fred Webster

Gondara Solos!

Congratulations to Dr. Shabeg Gondara on his first solo flight at KBFL on June 30! Shabeg is a psychiatrist who will be leaving us soon to take a job in Northern California, but has been working with Jeremy and Bill to get this important phase of his training completed. Bill reports that Shabeg’s three takeoffs […]

Do the Math visits the Bakersfield Flying Club!

“Math in the Real World” heads to the Bakersfield Flying Club, where pilot Fred Webster shares with Devin how math is applied to aviation. Also, Reagan Elementary student Madison works with Mike and Chuck in-studio. Checkout the YouTube Video filmed live the the BFC:https://youtu.be/pEMxSY0cQYc Thanks for all of the helpers that showed up to support […]

News Update 04/2017

Drone Seminar Thursday April 20, 6pm. The BFC is kicking off the 2017 Seminar Series with an informative presentation by Justine Harrison, noted aviation attorney and speaker. Justine will talk about drones; the new laws, how to know if they could affect your flight, and ways to avoid a dreaded mid-air collision. If you fly […]


Persistence pays. Just ask Denis Mayberry after his first solo at BFL! Denis has been working hard with CFI Mark Hargis and finally reached his milestone goal of flying an airplane solo. Thrilled? Just look at the picture. Congratulations, Denis! You’ve joined a small group of people who have piloted an airplane by themselves and […]

GREAT JOB Andy! Another solo.

From CJ Andy’s CFI at the BFC:  After a long summer and fall of college classes and a full-time work schedule, Andy Bravo has some how managed to squeeze in flight training and the extra study that comes along with learning to fly. He is an excellent flight student, and understands that the learning never […]