First Solo for Sam Vandeputte

Congratulations to Sam Vandeputte on his first solo April 7th. His CFI Mark Jaeger said it was a beautiful sunny morning and Sam did 3 nice landings at KANE. Great accomplishment, way to go Sam!

New Commercial Pilot @ Gopher

Please join me in congratulating Jeff Long as he successfully passed his Commercial Pilot Checkride today with FAA Examiner Andy Lott.  CFI is just around the corner…….

Jeff and Andy after the checkride

CFI George Felix congratulates Jeff after his successful checkride

New Private Pilot @ Gopher Flying Club

Congratulations to Gopher’s newest private pilot, Alex Winkelman.  Alex passed his check ride today and according to his CFI Mark Jaeger did a great job on both the oral and flying portions of his practical test and worked very hard to achieve this goal. Now it’s time for some fun flying and on to additional ratings!

CFI Mark Jaeger congratulates Alex Winkelman after his checkride.

First Solo today for Matt Payne



Please join me in congratulating Gopher member Matt Payne on his first solo today! His CFI Mark Jaeger said it was a beautiful sunny afternoon and Matt did 3 smooth landings at Crystal. Way to go Matt!