Friday photo: Malena Modirzadeh private pilot checkride

The moment: Private pilot checkride

The pilot: Malena Modirzadeh

The place: Asheville Regional Airport, Ashville, NC (KAVL)

The aircraft: Cessna 172S

The memory: On January 15, 2018 after an intense 4 hours of oral examination and 2 hours of flight examination, I earned my wings! This accomplishment marks the beginning of an amazing journey in aviation. I’m halfway through the challenging, but fun, instrument flying now.

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