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Helicopter Training Student of the Month: Paige Groff

Congratulations to our Helicopter Training Student of the Month for February, Paige Groff! Get to know Paige and hear about his journey through helicopter training here at Mauna Loa. Name? Paige Groff Age? 24 Current ratings? Private Pilot. Where are you from? From the Big Island of Hawaii (Kailua Kona) What point in your life did you know you wanted to …

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Helicopter Training Student Of The Month: Jason Zhang

Congratulations to our Helicopter Training Student of the Month for May, Jason Zhang! Get to know Jason and hear about his journey through helicopter training here at Mauna Loa.   Name? My name is Jason, Chinese name is 张杰 (Frist name: JIE, Last name: ZHANG). Age? 32 years old. Current ratings? Private Pilot. Where are you from? I am from a small …

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Helicopter Training Student of the Month: Shane Roberson

Congratulations to our Helicopter Training Student of the Month for April, Shane Roberson! Get to know Shane and hear about his journey through helicopter training here at Mauna Loa.   My name is Shane Roberson, and I’m 20 years old. I am currently a private pilot and am nearing then end of my Commercial and CFI training. I should be doing my check …

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Helicopter Training Student of the Month: David Lopez

Congratulations to our Helicopter Training Student of the Month for February, David Lopez! Get to know David and hear about his journey through helicopter training here at Mauna Loa.   Name? David Lopez Age? 40 Current ratings? Private Pilot license Where are you from? Spain What point in your life did you know you wanted to fly helicopters? All my life …

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Helicopter Training Student of the Month: Pam Garrity

Congratulations to our Helicopter Training Student of the Month for November, Pam Garrity! Pam took the time to fill us in on her journey through helicopter training here at Mauna Loa — more from her below: My name’s Pamela Garrity. I’m 27 years old, and I grew up on the south shore of Massachusetts. A couple years back, I worked …

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Helicopter Training Student of the Month: Stefano Monfreda

Congratulations to our Helicopter Training Student of the Month for October, Stefano Monfreda! Get to know Stefano and hear about his journey through helicopter training here at Mauna Loa. Name? Stefano G. Monfreda Age? 18+ (more “+” than 18!) Current ratings? Working on CFI/CFII Where are you from? Roma, Italia What point in your life did you know you wanted to …

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Helicopter Training Student of the Month: Brandon Lo

Congratulations to our Helicopter Training Student of the Month for September, Brandon Lo! Get to know Brandon and hear about his journey through helicopter training here at Mauna Loa. Name? Brandon Lo Age? 22 years of age Current ratings? COMM/CFI Where are you from? Northshore, OAHU What point in your life did you know you wanted to fly helicopters? Never thought I’d …

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Helicopter Training Student of the Month: Alwin Schneider

Congratulations to our Helicopter Training Student of the Month for August, Alwin Schneider! Get to know Alwin and hear about his journey through helicopter training here at Mauna Loa. Name? Alwin Age? 25 Current ratings? COM, CFI Where are you from? Austria What point in your life did you know you wanted to fly helicopters? Since I was very young. At the age …

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Helicopter Training Student of the Month: Oliver Kirsch

Congratulations to our Helicopter Training Student of the Month for June, Oliver Kirsch! Get to know Oliver and hear about his journey through helicopter training here at Mauna Loa. Name? Oliver Kirsch Age? 22 Current ratings? Private Where are you from? Switzerland, not to be confused with Sweden What point in your life did you know you wanted to fly helicopters? …

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Helicopter Training Student of the Month: Roman Kleinsasser

Congratulations to our Helicopter Training Student of the Month for May, Roman Kleinsasser! Get to know Roman and hear about his journey through helicopter training here at Mauna Loa. Age? 22 Current ratings? Commercial/CFI Where are you from? Austria What is your favorite to fly? I really enjoy valley flights, they are always incredibly beautiful and exciting but also offer some …