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New Horizons - Adding Certificates and Ratings

  • 06/17/2017
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • KLHZ, Louisburg, NC
Introduction to Gliders, Seaplanes and Tailwheels

Did you know that Sullenberger (Miracle on the Hudson) and the Captain of the Gimli Glider (Air Canada 767 out of fuel) were both accomplishedglider pilots?  Have you often heard pilots proclaim that only tail wheel pilots really know how to land a plane?  There is a reason the Air Force Academy begins pilot training in gliders.  Join us for an in depth examination of all the aeronautical benefits of adding glider, seaplane, and tail wheel ratings in addition to greatly enhancing your everyday flying experience.  Hear 3 professional airmen detail how and where to obtain these ratings.

Total Flight Solutions classroom
450 Airport Rd
Louisburg, NC 27549

Go to https://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=76549 for registration and more information.




Steve Merritt is a Flight Instructor (Gold Seal) for airplanes, instruments and gliders with over 5500 hours of dual instruction given and a 100% passage rate for applicants recommended for practical flight tests.  He has experience in 127 aircraft types and frequently flies international humanitarian flights. 

Address: 8413 Cheverny drive, Waxhaw, NC 28173

Phone: (704) 502-7520

Email: carolinaaeroclub@gmail.com

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