Entries by William Woodbury

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 […]

Courtney Gets Her Wings!

Mega congrats to Courtney Risner for passing her private pilot checkride in August! Courtney began her training while a high school senior, and will be starting Fresno State where she will be majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Courtney plans to join the Air Force after graduation with high hopes of becoming a military aviator. Congratulations, too, […]

MAY 18, 2017 SEMINAR

May 18, 2017 Seminar “I SURVIVED A PLANE CRASH” Join pilot and author Brian Brown for a first-hand account of the accident that nearly cost him and his family everything. Listen as he shares what he did right and wrong in planning and executing this cross country flight between Northern California and Idaho. A must-see […]