Entries by William Woodbury

Join Us for Simulator Sundays!

Curious about the Redbird simulator at the Club? Think it would be fun to try but never got around to doing it? Well now’s your chance. Introducing Simulator Sundays, the perfect time to try your hand in the sim, learn something new, and gain proficiency in emergencies and failed systems. For details, see BFC Simulator […]

Two New Pilots in December: Eveland and Smecal

Heartiest congratulations to Sergiu Smecal and Mike Eveland for successfully passing their Private Pilot checkrides with DPE Donna Webster. Sergiu owns a nice Mooney, which he plans to fly for both business and pleasure, and Mike is shopping for a nice C182 to take him and his family to his cabin in Northern California’s Lake […]

Doyle Solos!

Mega congrats to Doyle Wilson for his first solo, performed (nearly) perfectly at KBFL on 12-27-17. Doyle is a Board Member at Shafter Airport, owns his own hangar and is actively searching for the perfect plane. Be sure to give him a big ‘Boo-Ya!” when you see him around the club.

Armando Solos!

Congratulations to Armando Espinoza for his first-ever solo on November 26! CFI Mark Zuniga reports that he did an outstanding job, and emerged from the airplane with a smile ear-to-ear. Armando lives in Delano and works in Palmdale/Lancaster so looks forward to the day when he will be able to fly to work. Way to […]

Twomey Passes His Checkride!

Whoa, Terry Twomey realized a lifelong dream last week when he earned his Private Pilot wings at the BFC. Terry plans to use his new ticket for local sightseeing flights as well as for more distant trips to favorite fishing spots in NorCal and Oregon. Want to share expenses on flights? Call Terry, he’s eager […]

Sergiu Solos!

Mega-congrats to Sergiu Smecal for his first solo at KBFL in August! Sergiu plans to fly for both business and pleasure, commuting to his company’s regional office in El Monte. Serg also wants to buy his own plane, a Mooney, and looks forward to flying with his family on vacations. Congratulations, Serg, on a job […]