Logan Yoon — Solo Milestone

Yoon, EAA 1282188, remembers the very first time he ever stepped onto an
airplane. He was 8 years old when he and his dad decided to hop on a flight to
New York for the Jimmy V Classic, an annual college basketball charity event.
Ever since that moment, Logan was in love with aviation. He has since gone on
to successfully complete his first solo flight on October 10, and plans on completing
his checkride on his 17th birthday in June.

and his family attended EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018. They stayed the entire week
and camped. It was during those action-packed seven days that he was really
motivated to tackle his first solo flight.

solo was in a Cessna 172 in Springfield, Tennessee and he said the conditions
could not have been any better.

a cloud in the sky with no wind at all,” Logan said. “I was relieved to get my
first solo flight completed after weeks of delays due to weather and aircraft

Logan’s goal is to fly into AirVenture this year. He is currently a sophomore in high school, and his long-term goal after graduation is to attend Middle Tennessee State University for the aerospace-professional pilot program.

“This is a career that I take seriously
and that drove me to start training as early as possible,” Logan said. “Being
able to fly anywhere I want once I get my PPL is a nice benefit as well.” 

 Have you reached a milestone recently? Passed a checkride, given your first or hundredth Young Eagle flight, flown your homebuilt for the first time? Tell us about it at editorial@eaa.org.

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