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Sunrise Aviation's Fleet at Cecil Airport, Jacksonville

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Recent Post

Sunrise passes 2 more Instrument Pilots in August

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Congratulations to John Turner and Alec Therre on passing their Instrument checkrides on the first attempt!  Turner and Therre finished training under CFI Mike Saylor and will now be transitioning to the Commercial Pilot syllabus.

Doug Battig passes Private Pilot checkride

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Congrats to Doug Battig on passing his Private Pilot checkride in the Cessna 172R with DPE Randy Miner today.  Doug is a Navy Flight Officer and was trained by CFI Mark Boundy.  Doug will now transition to the Instrument course with Florida State College.  Congrats Lt. Battig!

Jackson Sands first solo

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Congratulations to Jackson Sands on his first solo today in the C-172. Jackson’s CFI is Mike Saylor. Mr. Sands will now progress to the cross country stage of training.

Thomas Brumfield First Solo

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Big congratulations to Thomas Brumfield and his instructor Alivia Cole for completing his first solo flight! Thomas, from Middleburg, works two jobs in the service industry but one day plans on flying commercially and joining the Air Force Reserves. Thomas said that here at Sunrise, “everything and everyone has been a great help.”

Carlious Burton passes Private Pilot

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Congratulations to Carlious Burton, Jacksonville’s newest Private Pilot.  Burton is from Huntsville, Alabama and is a business owner who enjoys flying.  Burton was trained by CFI Juliana Vazquez and he took his checkride with DPE Jay Lawrence and passed on the first attempt. Mr. Burton is now enrolled in the Instrument Rating program and has… Read more »

Flight training accomplishments

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Sunrise Flight Academy welcomes Chris Lacroix to the Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) ranks.  Lacroix is an F-15 pilot with the Air National Guard and passed his ATP checkride on Saturday morning with examiner Matt Blythe. Cheng Chen passed his Private Pilot checkride with examiner Jay Lawrence this past week.  Chen is in the Navy and… Read more »

Blog has re-opened

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After a 2 year hiatus, Sunrise Flight Academy has re-opened this blog and will be updating it weekly.  Stay tuned for news from around the school-house!