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 ZUNIGA GETS HIS WINGS! A gigantic BFC shoutout goes to Hector Zuniga for passing his Private Pilot check ride with DPE Donna Webster on Sunday, August 24.  Hector is a dedicated student, working toward a career in aviation. His immediate plans are to dig into the coursework for the Instrument Rating, then the Commercial certificate, CFI, CFII, Multi, … Continue Reading

Many pilots have dreamed of flying since they were young.  But, what percentage of pilots can say that they actually soloed on their 16th Birthdays?  Even more impressive, how many pilots can say that, in addition to taking their first solo on their 16th Birthday, that they got their Private Pilot Certificate on their 17th … Continue Reading

Have you heard about our 3 newly certificated pilots at the Bakersfield Flying Club?

First off, we have Dhruv, who passed his Instrument Checkride.  Ed, his Instructor was thrilled.  Dhruv plans on flying to Oshkosh this year.

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Our very own Scott Quatacker, solos in a helicopter. A fixed wing pilot since 2011, Scott decided it was time to try something different. If you are flying up in Porterville, you might hear Scott in his 1952 Bell 47D1. Way to go Scott!  When’s the check ride?… Continue Reading

The Bakersfield Flying Club Presents…..  Secrets to a Great Weather Briefing May 29, 6:30pm, at the Clubhouse.  Exclusive seminar for BFC Members and friends. We have booked, retired National Weather Service specialist, Dan Gudgel, coming all the way from Hanford. The Standard Pilot Weather Briefing (PWB) format presented to aviators has been used for over … Continue Reading