“Hangar Flying”

Tailwind Flight Center- ATW gains FAA Part 141 Private Pilot Training Approval

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

Tailwind Flight Center is proud to announce that we have completed the challenging application and approval process and are now certified to offer an FAA Approved Part 141 Private Pilot Training Program. The FAA approved training curriculum allows students to take advantage of a fully structured and integrated training program that is individually reviewed and approved by the FAA. While very few flight schools offer this program, it is now available at Tailwind Flight Center at the Outagamie County Regional Airport in Appleton, Wisconsin. In approving the Part 141 Program, the FAA mandates a...

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Private Pilot Ground School in ATW?

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

Does anybody have an interest in attending a private pilot ground school at our Appleton location? If so, please give us your info below and we will let you know if we do this or not. Tentative Information: 10 Weeks Wednesdays starting January 9 Course Cost- $300, which includes all study materials Completion of course gets you a sign off for the private pilot written test Name(required) Email(required) Questions/Comments ...

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The new and improved Platinum Flight Center is on the way!

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

Article at Fox 11 Online: http://www.fox11online.com/dpp/news/local/fox_cities/groundbreaking-for-aviation-terminal  

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VFR Refresher Clinic

Posted by on Aug 20, 2012 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

VFR Refresher Clinic

Tailwind Flight Center will be hosting a VFR-Refresher Clinic! This is great program that helps all pilots to brush up and review on VFR operating procedures and regulations. Enjoy a complete VFR refresher PowerPoint presentation while learning with fellow pilots from the area. This clinic will also count toward the ground portion of a BFR if the BFR is completed with a Tailwind Flight Instructor. Don’t miss this great opportunity! Date: Saturday, September 15, 2012 Time: 9am-12pm Where: Tailwind Flight Center Appleton (KATW) Cost: $50.00 Sign Up...

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ATW Summer 2012 Congratulations!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

It’s been a busy summer at our ATW location! We had 7 students complete their 1st solo flight and we had 3 student earn new certificates and ratings! Joe Mierzejewski- 1st Solo- 5/31/2012 Alex Ehlers- 1st Solo- 6/3/2012 Dave McAdow- Instrument Rating- 6/8/2012 James Emmerich- Commercial License- 6/8/2012 Jesse Derks- 1st Solo- 6/22/2012 Gerasimos Blatseas- 1st Solo- 6/26/2012 Ernie Lietzan- 1st Solo- 7/7/2012 Irma Tavlian- 7/7/2012 Scott Wilson- Instrument Rating- 8/2/2012 Dan Storzer- 1st Solo- 8/12/2012 Congratulations to all!

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EAA News – Former Young Eagle Helps Deliver Skylanes to Afghanistan

Posted by on Sep 26, 2011 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

via eaa.org September 16, 2011 – Carl Gustafson is a First Officer with Jet Blue Airways based out of Long Beach, California, a volunteer at Flabob Airport, Riverside, California, and a former Young Eagle. Until recently, perhaps his most significant flight was bringing a JetBlue Embraer E190 into EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2008. But this past week Gustafson, 31, and two other pilots ferried three brand new Cessna T182T Turbo Skylanes halfway around the world to Shindand, Afghanistan. What a great story about how a Young Eagle flight could jump start a career in aviation! Tailwind...

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