Becoming Independent

ByJohn Bjornstad

Becoming Independent

Now that the the students have been working on the airplane for nearly six months, they have become more independent, they have developed the fundamental skills to use while working on aircraft and they have learned a great deal about our aircraft the Kitfox and what the necessary requirements are to get it flying.

This week was a a turning point as all the kids were now able to work on their own projects without an instructor always looking over their shoulder. They showed up motivated to work and stayed on task the entire session.

Fabricating Radio Mount

We also had a visitor from Argentina on Tuesday. Merecedes has helped us for several years at EAA’s Airventure and this year she moved to the states to attend college, so while on her spring break she decided to pop in and give us a hand.

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