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Another captain Solo!

Postby greg vos » Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:00 pm

We had a really great day at Aerosport this morning, Captain Paul Messenger decided to learn to fly a few days ago and after just 12 hours of training I made the call to send him solo.
Paul was a really great guy to take from AB to solo, and in a short time was evidence of his hard work and discipline that came through, Paul is a very cool guy and is the Boss of a 130 Meter Super Yacht that has a EC155 Helicopter on it. So he decided he wanted to get a handle on what his Helicopter pilots experience, but at a fraction of the cost.

Well done Paul a very nice circuit flown this morning in perfect Wx, for me it was also a moment because normally I get our CFI to do a check before I call a first Solo.

We trust you will now grow into the hobby and we wish you years of safe flying (^^)

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Re: Another captain Solo!

Postby Trolly » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:14 pm

Well done Paul. Well done Greg! Now to get a few more in the sky.
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Re: Another captain Solo!

Postby stevenoc » Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:21 pm

Awesome. Only a short time now
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Re: Another captain Solo!

Postby nicow » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:06 am

(^^) (^^) (^^) (^^) (!!)
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Re: Another captain Solo!

Postby FO Gyro » Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:56 pm

Congrats.
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Re: Another captain Solo!

Postby gyropilot » Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:16 am

(^^) to both of you and fly safe Paul
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Re: Another captain Solo!

Postby saraf » Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:13 pm

Congrats...... Does Paul have any other flying experience?
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Bad instructors speak badly about machines they cannot fly.

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