Keep ‘Em Flying Challenge

Keep 'Em Flying
Looking for an excuse to go flying? Take up AOPA’s Keep ’Em Flying Challenge, a new time-bound contest to get you in the air between April 1 and July 31.

Between April 1 and July 31, 2012, a pilot must,

  • Complete an Air Safety Institute online course;
  • Fly at least five hours; and
  • Fly in an aircraft serving as pilot in command to five airports or destinations that are more than 50 nautical miles from the immediately preceding departure point.

  • Pilots who complete the challenge and submit their notice of completion will be entered into a cash prize drawing.

    The challenge is open to any aircraft category, class, or type. Participants must be at least 19 years old, hold at least an FAA student pilot certificate, and the flight must be conducted under and in accordance with FAR Part 91.

    AOPA will use an honor system where pilots can electronically certify that they met the criteria listed above. Participants are encouraged to use Facebook and Twitter to post pictures and update their progress. The winners will be announced at the AOPA Aviation Summit in Palm Springs, Calif., in October. Prize winners will be required to produce logbooks that verify their entry.

    The grand prize winner will receive a cash award of $2,499. The second-place winner will receive $1,000, while the third-place winner will receive $500. Four fourth-place winners will receive $250 each.

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    2011 Skylane Added to Fleet

    Lanier Flight Center just added this beautiful brand new 2011 182 Skylane to the fleet and has made it available for your cross country needs. Enjoy the new leather interior fragrance as you avoid the traffic below.

    Alan Hicks – Private Pilot’s Certificate (4/6/12)


    Congratulations to Alan H. for earning his PRIVATE PILOT’s CERTIFICATE on Friday April 6th, 2012 with Pilot Examiner Randy Haralson in Anderson, SC. Good job Allen!