Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Midlander Kassie Miller earns private pilot license

Kassie Miller
Kassie Miller, 17, a homeschooled senior from Midland, recently earned her private pilot license. Miller flew to Cadillac Wexford County airport where she successfully completed her private pilot checkride with FAA Designated Examiner Kevin Spaulding.

Miller comes from a family of pilots. Her father is an American Airlines captain and check airman on the Boeing 737. Three of her uncles are also professional pilots. Her great aunt was a pilot in the 1940s, and her grandfather, Carl Grebe, 95, of Midland, was a fighter pilot in World War II.

Miller attended Midland Aviation Camp in 2013 and was a camp staff member in 2014. She was selected as one of three Kids to Oshkosh by Midland EAA Chapter 1093 and earned a trip to the 2013 EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh, Wis. She also attended a four-day event for high school age young women at Oshkosh, Women Soar/You Soar, in 2014.

Miller is a member of the Meridian Aero Club, based at Midland Barstow Airport, and flies their Cessna 172, N61635. Her ground instructor was Paul Ries and her flight instructor was Linda Langrill.

She is the daughter of Scott and Joan Miller, and she has one younger brother, Scotty.

- Source: http://www.ourmidland.com

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