COLUMBUS, Georgia — Less than four years after her first flight as a Young Eagle, Rachel Broom passed her private pilot check ride and earned her private pilot certificate.
Textron Aviation has signed a multi-year agreement with the University of Dubuque, establishing the university’s commitment to purchase new flight training aircraft solely from Textron Aviation through 2026.
As part of the new agreement, Textron Aviation will provide product support, parts and training for the university’s new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft, which will be equipped with the next-generation Garmin G1000 NXi integrated flight deck. [Read more…]
WEST CHESTER, Pa. —Brandywine Flight School has added two taildraggers — a Cessna 140A and Cessna 170A — to its fleet of airplanes at Brandywine Airport.
With these new additions, the flight school will offer “classic flying” instruction to its array of aviation packages and rental services, officials noted. [Read more…]
DAYTON, Ohio — A 15-year-old Mason High School student is the youngest person and first female to win the annual Mitchell Cary-Don Gum Memorial Aviation Scholarship.
The National Aviation Heritage Alliance presented a scholarship certificate on Feb. 14, 2017, to Mullika Pandit, daughter of Miti and Anirudh Pandit of Mason.
The presentation took place in the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center, a unit of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. [Read more…]