Entries by Troy Wheeler

Josh Hammond – Private Pilot Certificate (08/15/17)

Josh Hammond is all smiles since receiving the thumbs-up from FAA DPE Randy Haralson and becoming Lanier Flight Center’s newest PRIVATE PILOT! His instructor, Mark Hughes, said Josh was skilled and well-prepared, and he knew he would succeed! Josh, we’ve enjoyed the journey with you, and you’ve honored our beloved KC as a recipient of […]

Zach Capel – First Solo (07/31/17)

Congratulations to Zach Capel who took-off for his FIRST SOLO FLIGHT in Cessna Skyhawk N393ES and made three beautiful landings! Zach’s instructor, Ann-Perry Blank, gave him the thumbs-up, and is preparing him for the countdown to his check-ride! Please join all of us at Lanier Flight Center in cheering, “YOU DID IT, ZACH!”

Justin Clark – First Solo (07/18/2017)

It’s always exciting to see a dream fulfilled, and even more so when the dreamer’s perseverance restarts the journey toward success! It had been many years since Justin Clark soloed, and he was all smiles returning from his FIRST SOLO FLIGHT (…in a while)! All of us at Lanier Flight Center are proud of Justin’s […]

Join Us at the 2017 Cracker Fly-In!

We are excited to announce the 48th Annual CRACKER FLY-IN at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport on Saturday, July 8th! Our friends with EAA Chapter 611 are bringing something for everyone!  Come for the Pancake Breakfast at 7:30am and stay for a Warbird, DC-3, WACO biplane, or a Huey or Cobra helicopter ride.  Explore 150 aircraft from all over […]