Chris Buckley soloed!! She flew her most memorable flight at KRTS runway 08 in N752DW today. Congratulations to her and her instructor Emmett!
Wendy soled (again) today!! Wendy Gammon is an incredible student who earned her PPL several double digit years ago. Wendy's love of aviation never faded and things fell into place where recently she got back in the cockpit to pursue her goal of flying for a living. Today, she re-soloed as her instructor Emmett looked on. "Until you spread your wings you will have no idea how far you can fly." We are so excited for you Wendy!!
Today a new private pilot joined the ranks! Congratulations Patrick O'Brien on earning your PPL! Patrick is well on his way to his goal of becoming a professional pilot. "Set your goals high and don't stop until you get there."
Congratulations to GBA student/renter/office helper Connor Mannix on earning a Navy pilot spot!! He just got the news today. We are so excited to follow Connor on this incredible journey! Take flight Connor! You are meant to soar. Go Navy!
Give a Valentine's Day gift like no other! Share your love of aviation with someone you love. Check out our Valentine's Day promotions for both the Reno and Carson City locations. Call for more details and to book your slot!
The Reno Area 99s Scholarship window is now open for female pilots! Scholarship money is available for private and advanced training as well as a re-currency scholarship. Instructions for the scholarship application are in the photo below.
The AOPA scholarship window is now open until April 2nd! Scholarships are available for High School Students (ages 15-18), Teachers ($10K!!!), Primary students, and Advanced students. Click on the link below for more information:
Meet one of our newest CFIs, Stephen Weaver! Stephen is a full time CFI/CFII, with a passion for teaching and having fun while doing it! An avid lover of the outdoors, when he's not exploring by air he can be found hiking, skiing, and cycling. Stephen enjoys taking students from discovery flights all the way through commercial training, and into their own aviation careers! Stephen's schedule has been loaded into Flight Schedule Pro and is ready to book.
Congratulations to Ryan McMaster on passing his instrument checkride today!! Ryan is diehard aviation and having the best time doing it. Now onto commercial! Great job Ryan! "Life is what you make of it. Make it something you enjoy."
Congratulations to Kinzie McClintick on her solo yesterday at KCXP! Her video clip on Facebook (Great Basin Aviation) is a must see. Truly shows the million emotions that a student pilot feels during their first solo. Great job to Kinzie and her instructor Al Hayes!
All posts are either written by Great Basin Aviation's owners Denny Prins and Jenn Fonda, or shared articles from other aviation sites. Source will be referenced in post.