Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 11 | November 2020

Our first class of aircraft mechanics began training, and we awarded $44,500 in scholarships!

First Class of Aircraft Mechanics

Epic Flight Academy first class of aircraft mechanics

We are proud to welcome our inaugural class of Aircraft Mechanic students. They began training in October and are well on their way. Thanks to all who joined us for our Open House last month. What a great kick-off! The special tuition rate is in effect through Dec. 31, 2020. Are you ready to enroll? Our next class begins February 15, 2021. We hope to see you there!

November Specials

Are you ready to earn your Instrument Rating? During the month of November, new students will receive a $2,500 tuition discount. Enroll by November 30th to take advantage of this special.

Online Training Demos

Would you like to “sit in” on a Ground School class? Our instructors are offering two free online training demos: Nov. 4th and Nov. 18th!

5th Annual Scholarship Winners Announced

5th Annual Aviation Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our three scholarship winners for 2020. Epic has awarded the following aviation scholarships: $20,000 flight training to Michael Leonardi (FL, above right), $5,000 flight training to Sadie Gerstle (FL, above left), and $19,500 mechanic training to Edson Delgado (AZ, not pictured). We are also pleased to announce our collaboration with Women in Aviation International to award an additional aircraft mechanic scholarship in 2021.

Epic in the News

With so much happening at Epic Flight Academy these days, it’s good to stay caught up with the latest news. Read about our new Part 147 Aircraft Mechanic Program in Aero Crew News. Aviation Pros covered our 5th Annual Scholarships as did the Hometown News, which also covered our new Frasca simulator – the first in the world. Good news travels fast!

Captain Judy’s Corner: Flying in Fog

Captain Judy's Corner Articles

Captain Judy Rice, Epic’s Ground School Instructor, has shared the “foggy facts” in her latest article. Check it out!

Fishing Tournament to Support Scholarships

5th Annual Fishing Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 7, 12-4 pm – Join us for our annual fishing tournament to support aviation scholarships!


Congratulations to all of our spectacular Epic Flight Academy students who passed check-rides on their first attempt in October! 

Private Pilot   

Joseph Patrick Wasko 
Alissa M Crane 
Jack Sheryar Durrani 
Jose Carlos Valdes-Molina 
Robert Joseph Levy 
Herman Ahmad 
Alvin Barrameda Soriano Jr
Sam Alexander Maner

Instrument Rating   

Timothy David Howard
Halis Atahan Cildir
John MacIntosh Ream
Sean Cameron Meyer
Bayram Saidov
Dillion Matthew Barker
Nezahat Sena Seckin 
Zachory De Leon Gower 
Juan Esteban Moreno Lopez 
Sung Hoon Lee 

Commercial Single-Engine

Raymond Louis Altmann 
Vaughn Thomas Croxen 
Ryan Taylor Barnes 
Ashley Elizabeth Pickhardt
Isiah Alexander Bingham
Gavin Marcus Morales 
Benjamin Shihyao Chen 

Commercial Multi-Engine       

Francisco Javier Rodriguez Guzman 
Sammy Mohamad Gomaa 
Hussain Hatim H Badawi 
Han-Wei Hung

Certified Flight Instructor

Chien-Ting Lu 
Andrew John Himmelreich 
Anthony Bassem Demian

Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument

Christian Alexander Amato
Ryan Alexander Richmond
Nathan Xavier Castro Delgado 
Hunter Ian McCarthy 
Eungjun Kim 
Itay Sharir 
Samuel Brooks Whitehurst
Peter Andrew Vane
Giancarlo Jesus Gonzalez Lopez 

Multi-Engine Flight Instructor

Andrew Jeffrey McCarthy 
Jae Hun Lee 
Vitor Matheus Carreiro Assuncao 

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