Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 11 | Nov. 2019

Epic Buzz Nov 2019

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy!   Volume 2, Issue 11                                                                    November 2019   Sponsors Supported $27,500 in 2019 Epic Scholarship Awards Congratulations to our 4th Annual Epic Flight Academy Aviation Scholarship winners! New Smyrna Beach Mayor Russ Owen presented a $20,000 scholarship to Trace Martinson from St. Augustine, FL (pictured above) and a $5,000 scholarship to Bronwyn Rees (in absentia) from Rockledge, FL. We received 22 applications from 8 states. We were also thrilled to present a special $2,500 scholarship to Andrew McCarthy, a current … Read more Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 11 | Nov. 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 10 | Oct. 2019

Epic Buzz Newsletter Oct 2109

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 10                                                                    October 2019 Scholarship Awards: Saturday, October 26th Our 4th Annual Epic Flight Academy Aviation Scholarship event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. New Smyrna Beach Mayor Russ Owen will present a $20,000 scholarship and a $5,000 scholarship to our winners. This scholarship is open to U.S. high school juniors and seniors who have until Oct. 11 to apply. There will also be a special $2,500 scholarship presented … Read more Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 10 | Oct. 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 9 | September 2019

Epic Newsletter September 2019

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 9                                                                    September 2019 Epic Alumnus Makes Historic Flight We received a fascinating update from former Epic student Ben Smith. Unlike most of our students, flying is a hobby for Ben, not a career. For fun he flies “Placid Lassie,” the C-47 that was based here at EVB last year. This past summer, Ben led 15 C-47s/DC-3s across the Atlantic as the D-Day Squadron flying this route: KOXC-> Goose Bay, Labrador -> Narsarsuaq, Greenland -> … Read more Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 9 | September 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 8 | August 2019

Epic Newsletter August 2019

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 8                                                                    August 2019 Scholarship Recipient Ryan Groel Earns CPL Ryan Groel (left), pictured with FAA Examiner Steven Clegg, was an Epic scholarship recipient in 2017. Just 7 weeks after graduating high school, Ryan passed his CPL checkride. Read about Ryan’s flight training here. MORE EPIC NEWS… -Epic was featured in the news for its expansion of operations during its 20th year of operations. -Epic CFI Alex Orr has been nominated for NCAA Woman of … Read more Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 8 | August 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 7 | July 2019

Epic Buzz Newsletter July 2019

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy!   Volume 2, Issue 7                                                                    July 2019   Epic Moves DC-7 to Prepare for New Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School Epic recently relocated its decommissioned DC-7 to make way for expansion. We are breaking ground for our new Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School, which will open in the spring of 2020 if everything continues on schedule. What a great way to celebrate our 20 years in operation!   We invite you to join our Epic … Read more Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 7 | July 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 6 | June 2019

Epic Buzz Newsletter June 2019

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 6                                                                    June 2019 Epic Hosts Pilot Career Seminars Epic recently hosted a Pilot Career Seminar with Piedmont Airlines and has several more seminars planned with PSA Airlines on June 6th, Trans States Airlines on June 27th, and ExpressJet Airlines on July 18th. We regularly host Pilot Career Seminars so our students and CFIs can learn about career opportunities. See all events online. We invite you to join our Epic Flight Academy online PILOT FORUM to discuss pilot topics, … Read more Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 6 | June 2019

Epic Buzz | Vol. 2 Issue 5 | May 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 5

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 5                                                                    May 2019 Air Wisconsin Visits Epic Representatives from Air Wisconsin Airlines visited Epic Flight Academy on April 18th to discuss hiring opportunities. Pilot Recruiter Enrique answered questions about joining the Air Wisconsin team. New hire First Officers are eligible for up to $57,000 in bonuses and enjoy some of the best benefits in the regional industry. Air Wisconsin also has part-time positions for pilots still building hours that might be right for you! Epic maintains a close … Read more Epic Buzz | Vol. 2 Issue 5 | May 2019

Epic Buzz | Vol. 2 Issue 4 | April 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 4

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 4                                                                    April 2019 Student Success Spotlight Both from Korea, Jin Ho Choi (L) and Cheolhong Lee (R), became friends during their pilot training here at Epic. These hard working flight students have just completed their Commercial Pilot training, and they have some good advice for new students wanting to complete their training as quickly as possible: “Fly backseat on each other’s flights as much as possible to maximize learning opportunities!” That’s great advice! Flying backseat gives you … Read more Epic Buzz | Vol. 2 Issue 4 | April 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 3 Mar. 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 3

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy! Volume 2, Issue 3                                                                    March 2019 Success! Stephen Salim is an Epic student from Indonesia who completed his flight training in amazing time. He started his Private Ground School on August 13, 2018 and completed his CMEL on February 20, 2019! That’s just 6 months from zero experience to CMEL! When asked how he was able to accomplish such a feat, Stephen said, “Study 6 to 8 hours a day, 7 days a week!” That’s commitment! Congratulations, Stephen! Your … Read more Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 3 Mar. 2019