Steve Moore – First Solo

Moore-SoloSteve Moore Soloed on May 20, 2010.  On hand for the shirt ceremony and doing the honors was professional flight instructor Bob Williams.

Congratulations to Steve from the Lanier Flight Center staff for a fine performance in accomplishing a First Solo.

We know that this is just one of many more successful accomplishments to come!


Commercial/ Multi-Engine Rating – Michael Stauter

Multi-Engine-RatingOn Friday, April 9, 2010  Michael Stauter successfully passed his commercial/multi-engine check ride with FAA Designated Pilot Examiner Bob Howell.

Earlier this year Michael completed his Commercial Pilot check ride and this multi-engine is an add-on to his Commercial rating.  He is shown here with professional certified multi-engine flight instructor Bill Shuford and alongside N727LF, our multi-engine trainer.  Congratulations Michael.

You may recognize Michael when you visit Lanier Flight Center as he is currently working our customer service desk.  Say hello and congratulations to Michael the next time you visit!

First Solo – Colin Pace

Colin-PaceColin Pace recently completed his First Solo under the watchful eye of professional certified flight instructor David Gazda.

We are especially proud of Colin as he has already advanced past the first solo stage of his flight training while being a full-time student at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville.  Way to go Colin! Read more

Private Pilot Checkride – Andy Bradley

Private-Pilot-CheckrideAndyBradleyAndy recently passed his Private Pilot checkride with FAA Designated Pilot Examiner Bob Howell.

Andy deserves special recognition because he dedicated time and perseverance by flying 2-3 lessons weekly with the result of being ready for the Private Pilot check ride in record time. Congratulations to Andy for has accomplishment from all of us at Lanier Flight Center.

Andy is already working on his instrument rating and is pictured here with professional certified flight instructor Matt Perrer.

Private Pilot Certificate – Joe Garofalo

Joe Garofalo Private PilotJoe Garofalo successfully completed his Cessna Pilot Center course of instruction and obtained his Private Pilot certificate on Thursday, May 13, 2010.  Joe took his private pilot checkride with FAA designated pilot examiner Bob Howell and aced it. Read more

First Solo Flight – Ralph Petty

Ralph Petty SoloIt was a cool, clear evening the night of Thursday, May 20th 2010 at Lanier Flight Center in Gainesville, GA.  And so all eyes were on the sky watching our trusty G1000 Skyhawk N61942 with cool and pumped Ralph Petty at the controls.  Ralph successfully completed three circuits of the airport to full stop landings!  Read more

Cessna Magazine Available Online

Cessna’s second issue of Cessna Magazine is now available. This soft copy magazine delivers the latest Cessna product and service news. In addition, there are some inspiring feature stories about the great adventures and extraordinary accomplishments of Cessna pilots in their aircraft.

The Cessna Magazine is available for viewing under the Pilot Resources Menu of the website. Or you can View the Cessna Magazine here.


Lanier Flight Center Open House Saturday May 15th, 2010

Lanier Flight Center Open HouseSaturday, May 15, 2010 is International Learn To Fly Day and Lanier Flight Center is celebrating by holding an Open House Celebration.  This year our Open House Event features flight training and learning to fly with our staff of professional certified flight instructors available to answer questions and offer Discovery Flight demonstrations.

Get answers to your questions about flight training such as how much does it cost?  How long does it take?  You’ll get a good idea of what you will learn and you’ll get to see the aircraft you will be flying. Lanier Flight Center’s experienced staff of flight instructors will be there to answer all the questions you may have.  Take a tour or the flight school and meet instructors in a casual and relaxed setting.

Lanier Flight Center Open House Birds Eye ViewHave fun, learn about flying and achieving additional ratings, register for door prizes and see aircraft exhibits of new Cessna aircraft featuring the latest technology.  Admission is free and open to the public.  Bring the family and join us!

Private Pilot Ground School Starts Thursday May 6th

Atlanta Ground SchoolThe next Private Pilot Ground School starts this Thursday, May 6th at 6:00 pm.  There is still time to register, so if you’re interested, call LFC at 678-989-2395 or sign up online today. Read more

Parade of Planes At KLZU June 11th & 12th

Mark your calendars and make plans to attend the Parade of Planes at Gwinnett County Briscoe Field, KLZU Friday June 11th and Saturday 12th, 2010. Admission is free and activities will take place 10 am to 5 pm both Friday and Saturday. Read more