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-The news is out….   your local Bakersfield Flying Club has been recognized, nationally, as being one of the Top 10 flight schools in the entire country by AOPA!   AOPA is the world’s largest aviation association and created the Flight Training Excellence Awards to highlight the best flight training has to offer.  AOPA also nationally recognized  … Continue Reading

A big congrats to my student pilot Jimmy Watkins! He made his solo flight in ’977 on Tuesday afternoon, 2/10. They were filming a car commercial or something at KMIT that afternoon involving a Smart Car, so I made a joke about one being on the runway…that was a go-around I threw at him on … Continue Reading

General Aviation News wrote a nice piece on BFC click here AOPA Club Connect did a detailed interview with BFC President William Woodbury.  click here to read article      … Continue Reading

This year “Santa” brought my two sons, Jett (4 yrs.) and Jax (2 1/2 yrs.), each a pair of youth aviation headsets, so I promised them we would try them out in short order.  They were counting down the days to their first flight in an airplane, a special day for them and for daddy!  … Continue Reading

Congratulations to the Kevin Setser on his first solo! The wind was just right and the weather was perfect… no need for an instructor… Kevin took N73977 on the first of many adventures. After kicking out his instructor Bren, Kevin went solo at Delano, flying 3 laps around the pattern and making 3 beautiful landings, … Continue Reading