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Michael Flanagan, Commercial Pilot

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Michael Flanagan has passed his Commercial checkride. “Attaboys” to Michael and to instructor Rich Williams! Now to get to work on that CFI rating, Michael…  🙂

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Tia Gaumont, Zach Sullivan – 1st Solos

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Tia Gaumont and Zach Sullivan have accomplished their first solos. Tia and Zach are young people sponsored by the Daedalians – congratulations to all, and to CFII Sam Friedman Cowan.…

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Bryan Harrington, Private Pilot

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Bryan Harrington did it big time! Flew up to Portland, and took his PPL practical with the FAA aboard. And is now a Private Pilot! Congratulations, Bryan, and a hearty…

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Homes For Our Troops Poker Run IV

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With pleasure and pride we sent today a check for $1141.00 to Homes For Our Troops.  ADA HFOT Poker Run IV is now history. 18 airplanes, 40 poker hands, great weather,…

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Poker Run IV!

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Great flying! Worthwhile cause! Visit five airports, win great prizes, picnic at the hangar! All proceeds go to Homes For Our Troops. June 27; rain date June 28 – call us,…

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CFII Sam Friedman Cowan Joins ADA

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Air Direct Airways is pleased to welcome Sam Friedman Cowan to our staff of instructors. Sam comes to us from Embry Riddle University and Cape Air. Say hello next time…

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Shuhei Machiyama, Commercial Pilot

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Today was a good day for a Part 141 checkride. Only gusting to 20… 🙂  Shuhei made good use of it, getting a “good job” from the examiner! Congratulations, Shuhei…

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Victor Permyakov, Private Pilot

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Congratulations to Victor Permyakov, and to CFII Mike Webber! Victor passed his checkride yesterday (Friday the 13th!), and has already begun his Part 141 Instrument Rating work. Victor Permyakov, Private…

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Viktor Permyakov – First Solo

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Congratulations to Victor Permyakov on his first solo! (Victor comes to Air Direct Airways from Yekaterinburga, Russian Federation. Thanks for making the trip, Victor!) Congratulations also to CFII Mike Webber.…

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Anh Ho – First Solo

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Congratulations to Anh Ho on her first solo! (She added ELEVEN landings to her logbook. Evidently this flying stuff is fun!) Congratulations also to CFII Doug Gale. Nice work, guys!

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