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Solo Milestone: Megan Lokstet

By Raquel Lincoln, Treasurer, EAA Chapter 63, Board member, EAA Canada Council

Last month we celebrated Megan Lokstet’s award of a Ray Scholarship for the amount of $10, 000. You may remember that Megan became a associate of EAA Chapter 63 based at Lyncrest (CJL5) Airport, just outside of Winnipeg, Manitoba. She hasn’t wasted any time. – Ian Brown, Editor, Bits and Pieces .

On August 2, 2021, EAA Chapter 63’s Ray Scholar, Megan Lokstet, achieved every pilot’s coveted milestone, her first solo. Megan was well on her way to this accomplishment weeks ago, but smoky skies due to forest fires and record humidex resulted in a number of training flights cancelled. With her first solo under her belt, Megan is making great progress building her solo hours, while continuing with cross country training and studying for the Transport Canada Private Pilot written exam. Megan is training daily with her instructor, Nabeel, at Harv’s Air out associated with Steinbach South Airport (CKK7), 58 kilometers southeast regarding Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Megan Lokstet Extremely Solo
Holy moly, I’m going to do my solo!
Megan Lokstet Taxxing Her Extremely Solo Flight
Taxiing
Megan Lokstet Flying Her Extremely Solo Flight
It’s just me up here
Megan Lokstet Landing Her Extremely Solo Flight
Aced the particular landing
Megan Lokstet Filling in Her First Solo Flight
Yay, I did it!
Megan Lokstet ıs often a Ray Scholar who basically finished her first solo flight
Completed my first solo and have the shirt to prove it

Have you reached a milestone recently? Passed the checkride, given your 1st or hundredth Young Eagles flight, flown your homebuilt for the first time? Tell us about it at  EAA. org/Submissions .

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