Tyler Rhodes – Instrument Rating (06/29/16)

TylerIFRIt was a beautiful summer day when Tyler Rhodes earned another rating, but he doesn’t need sunny skies to fly now with his INSTRUMENT RATING! Tyler flew Cessna Skyhawk N109TJ to KFGU where he demonstrated great knowledge and skill, and received two thumbs-up from FAA DPE Ben Carr! Join Tyler’s instructor, Jeff Reimer, and all of us at LFC in cheering, “YOU DID IT, TYLER!”

Karen Atkins – Instrument Rating (06/26/16)

KarenIFRAll of us at Lanier Flight Center gave Karen Atkins a very hearty congratulations for scoring her INSTRUMENT RATING! Karen’s instructor, Juan Leon, was not surprised when FAA DPE Ben Carr said that Karen’s check ride was textbook and showed how it should be done! Let’s hear it for one sharp lady! OUTSTANDING JOB, KAREN!

Ben Crain – First Solo (06/14/16)


Please join CFI James Weatherford in celebrating Ben Crain’s FIRST SOLO FLIGHT! And while we’re at it, we want to THANK this Purple Heart recipient for his service to our country! Ben is looking to launch a career in aviation and all of us at Lanier Flight Center solute that plan! WAY TO GO, BEN!

Jim Bailey – First Solo (06/07/16)


Dr. James “Jim” Bailey ascended in Cessna Skyhawk N21527 and crossed a milestone off of his bucket list with his FIRST SOLO FLIGHT! Jim is well on his way to being a private pilot, and his instructor, James Weatherford, knows he has ‘the right stuff’! Please join all of us at Lanier Flight Center in a big, “GREAT JOB, JIM!”

James Weatherford – Multi-Engine Rating Commercial Pilot (06/03/16)


We are so proud to announce another milestone for one of our own, James Weatherford, our newest MULTI-ENGINE RATED COMMERCIAL PILOT! James’ instructor, Jon Owens, welcomed him into twin engine world after James received the green light from FAA DPE Randy Haralson! Join all of us at Lanier Flight Center in exclaiming, “GREAT JOB, JAMES!”