Max Drowley, the first student to take the private pilot check ride on November 21, was very excited to receive his certification.

Hunter Bauss, a 2015 graduate of WMAA, has been continuing his aviation education by attending SMAT. After successfully completing their aviation maintenance training and aviation flight training programs over the past year, Bauss completed his private pilot check ride on November 29 – the first WMAA student to earn his private pilot certificate through the flight training program at SMAT. By August 2017, Bauss will be equipped with this A&P, private, and commerical pilot certificates with instrument rating, along with high performance and tailwheel endorsements