for January, 2016
First Solo – Dan SchmidtJan 30 2016
Congratulations to Dan Schmidt for completing his first solo yesterday! A big thank you to Monterey instructor Carol Tevebaugh for guiding him through his training. Dan is fulfilling his lifelong dream of becoming a pilot and we are so excited to see him achieve his goals.
Dan will soon be the proud owner of a new Cirrus SR-20. He will be traveling to Minnesota in February to bring the plane to Monterey, where it will be available for taining!
First Solo – Keith AndersenJan 19 2016
Congratulations to Keith Anderson on soloing the Aeronca Champ! He’s enjoying flying the Champ but will soon be switching to the Citabria 7ECAs to finish up his Private Pilot requirements.
Thank you to CFI Blake H. and CFI Jason Brown for all of your great instruction!
First Solo – Jeff FortnerJan 16 2016
Congratulation to Jeff Fortner on soloing 712MF! Jeff is now only a few short steps away from finishing up his Sport Pilot training and earning his license!
Thank you to CFI David Waksberg for all of your hard work and instruction getting Jeff ready for this once in a lifetime moment!
Scholarship Recipient – Danielle RayJan 16 2016 Danielle Ray
A huge congratulations to Danielle Ray, who became the proud recipient of the Monterey Bay 99s 2015 scholarship! Danielle earned her Private Pilot License with AeroDynamic and quickly moved on to flying taildraggers. She is currently studying for her instrument rating and works in the Monterey office during her spare time. We are so happy for you and wish you many such successes!
First Solo – SG TanJan 10 2016
Congratulations to SG on soloing 9091L! He waited out the gloomy low fog to solo on this fine day. Another tailwheel pilot is born!
Thank you to CFI David Pease and CFI Jason Brown for all of your awesome instruction and support!