Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 10 | October 2020

Epic Buzz October 2020: International students can save $7,250 in October. Epic is first in the world with new flight training device.

$7,250 Savings for International Students

International Student Pilot Special

During the month of October, international flight students will save an additional $7,250 on the cost of flight training. If you are an international student who wants to attend Epic Flight Academy, contact us by Oct. 31 to take advantage of this special offer.

Check Flight School Eligibility!

Would you like to “sit in” on a Ground School class? Our instructors are covering two important topics in this month’s free online training demos: Emergency Scenarios (Oct. 7) and Weather (Oct. 21).

Remembering John Bryan

Remembering John Bryan

The Epic family mourns the loss of flight instructor John Bryan who passed away on August 6, 2020. John is survived by his wife Gloria, step-daughters Lina and Marcela, granddaughters Antonella and Sophia, sons-in law Rafael and Javier, sister Mary, and other family members. John’s friendliness and energy impacted our school in a positive way. He was a talented aviator and good comrade. We will all miss him and remember him fondly.

Epic is First in the World to Take Delivery of High-Fidelity Motion Simulator

First in World Motion Simulator

If you have been following aviation news, you’ll already know that Epic made history by being the first flight school in the world to add this unique Frasca simulator to its fleet. We are committed to providing the best flight training in the world to our students.

Captain Judy’s Corner: Flying the Approach

Captain Judy's Corner Articles

Captain Judy Rice, Epic’s Ground School Instructor, has written about the art of flying an approach in her new article.

Safety First at Epic Flight Academy

Epic’s motto is “Safety first!” and our commitment to safety is evident not only in flight, but also on the ground. The Epic safety team promotes a safe culture by organizing training, such as CPR certification for employees. Last month, 5 more employees became CPR certified. We now have 13 employees who are CPR certified and able to assist in an emergency situation, if needed.   

Open House: Aircraft Mechanic Facility

Open House Aircraft Mechanic Facility

Saturday, Oct. 10, 10am to 12:30pm – Join us for an Open House of our aircraft mechanic facility! We hope to see you there! We are also thrilled to welcome our starting class of 10 aircraft mechanic students this month!


Congratulations to all of our spectacular Epic Flight Academy students who passed checkrides on their first attempt in September! 

Private Pilot   

Aidan Thomas Kraus

Instrument Rating   

Akhitia Faruque Fariha
Tyler James Obernier
Jonathan Luke Mayo
Mark Alan Demke
Sotiseth Eng
Jeongjin Lee
Mahir Omar Rashid
Diego Enrique Daniel Hidalgo Garrido
Kelli Lynne Bishop
Austin Taylor Bolz
Adithya Rameshkumar

Commercial Single-Engine

Austin Charles DiCola
Felix Alberto Rivera Rivas
Katherine Rose Milligan
Riley Shane Rodewald
Brian Oliveria Azevedo
Daniel Scott Dusold Jr
Juan AntonioValentin
Caleb Xavier Mobley-McHenry
Manuela Maya Franco
Javier Andres Salas Sanabria

Commercial Multi-Engine       

Hong Quan Nguyen
Sweekar B K
Kwangsik Jang
Abdullah Fadhel Ghaith Aldaoom

Certified Flight Instructor

Nathaniel Alexander Thompson
Jonathan Michael Neda
Rodolfo Arreygue Chavez

Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument

Donald Riley Johnson
Jordan Ann Ming
Cory Wayne Schoaf
Dylan Tyler Madonna

Congratulations to these 33 pilots! Despite a rainy month, we salute you for passing your checkrides on your very first attempt!

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