The moment: My granddaughter’s first solo
The pilot: Ibel Darkenwald
The place: Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (KBZN), Bozeman, MT
The aircraft: Diamond DA20
The memory: On Thursday December 20th I was lucky enough to be available to fly our Cessna 182 from KBIL to KBZN to be there when our granddaughter, Ibel, completed her first solo. She is the latest in a “long” line of pilots in the Darkenwald family. My Dad was a pilot in the Army Air Corp during WWII. I am a retired airline pilot currently flying a Beechcraft King Air 200 for a local charter and air ambulance company.
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