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The ‘Goodtime Gal’ had her Inaugural passenger flight at Galaxy FBO on Sunday, March 29th. The Lockheed C-60A, is the first “Lodestar”, which was built specifically for military service. Galaxy FBO was honored to host her first flight with passengers since being acquired by the Commemorative Air Force. Carrying the name and nose art ‘Goodtime Gal’, the C-60A was acquired by and assigned to the Houston Wing of the Commemorative Air Force & is now flying as part of their vintage aircraft fleet.
Houston Pinch Hitter hosted a Pilot Companion Course on April 4th in the Galaxy FBO conference room. The objective of this course was to introduce a non-flying member of the family to flying an airplane. There were 20 attendees in the course and 4 students are now pursuing their full private certificates. Five aircraft were on the ramp for the attendees to learn about: 2 Piper Archers, a Grumman Cheetah, a Mooney, and a Cessna 172. This program is essential when it comes to being a competent Co-pilot and all left feeling well versed to fly in an emergency. Black Walnut Cafe catered the event and all guests had a chance to enjoy the facilities and the information they gained will be essential for their future flights.