May 2024 Accomplishments

  • 5/7: Maxwell Mobley – First Solo! – CFI Jason Hernandez
  • 5/7: Steve Canby – Gold Seal CFI!!!
  • 5/9: Jason Hernandez – HP Endorsement – CFI Sam Soltani
  • 5/11: Sargiz Gevargiz – First Solo! – CFI Pang Hsaio
  • 5/13: Conor Donnelly – First Solo! – CFI Sam Soltani
  • 5/15: Mengkai Yang – First Solo! – CFI Sam Soltani
  • 5/17: Mitch Laugharn – Commercial ASEL – CFI Jean Jimenez – DPE Carol Zerbe
  • 5/18: Sydney Eliff – Multi-Engine Commercial – MEI Ales Janhar – DPE Ken Cobb
  • 5/19: Flor Gonzales – Commercial ASEL – CFI Eric Zhang – DPE Jon Thornton
  • 5/22: Rian Jackson – First Solo! – CFI Eric Zhang
  • 5/28: Zachary Lott- First Solo! – CFI Hanna Rigby
  • 5/31: Colin Zhao – Commercial ASEL – CFI Joon Soong – DPE Ken Cobb
  • 5/31: Cameron Sanayoa – Private Pilot – CFI Hanna Rigby – DPE Rich Batchelder

April 2024 Accomplishments

Congratulations on all of our achievements from this past month!

4/2: Jack Maggiora – First Solo – CFI Jason Hernandez

4/3: Troy Calderon – Private Pilot Written – 97%

4/5: Jason Hernandez – CFII Written – 90%

4/10: Tram Do – Instrument Rating – CFII Ariel Conrad – DPE Jon Thornton

4/10: Ariel Conrad – Gold Seal CFI!!

4/10: Douglas Yeung – Private Pilot – CFI Sam Soltani – DPE Rich Batchelder

4/14: Abbas Hadded – First Solo – CFI Marcel Trimpl

4/15: Dongsheng Zhao – Instrument Rating – CFII’s Ariel Conrad and Joon Song – DPE Carol Zerbe

4/17: Yoka Namiki – Private Pilot – CFI’s Ariel Conrad and Hanna Rigby – DPE Jon Thornton

4/21: Sofia Goodwin – Commercial ASEL – CFI Joon Song – DPE Ashley Snider

4/29: Shane Russell – Private Pilot – CFI’s Joon Song and Jason Hernandez – DPE Ernie Pitts

4/29: Lucas Komarek – Commercial ASEL – CFI Joon Song – DPE Ernie Pitts

March 2024 Accomplishments

  • 3/6: Muhammad Fawzi – First Solo – CFI Henry Choi
  • 3/8: Sam Soltani – CFII – CFII Steve Canby – DPE Rich Batchelder
  • 3/10: Leo Mascaro – Instrument – CFII Ales Janhar – DPE Ken Cobb
  • 3/11: Chunyang Zhou – Commercial ASEL – CFI Steve Canby – DPE Rich Batchelder
  • 3/14: Yash Patel – Instrument – CFII Joon Song – DPE Earnie Pitts
  • 3/17: Troy Calderon – First Solo – CFI Joon Song
  • 3/21: Alexandra Golez – First Solo – CFI Pang Hsaio
  • 3/26: Michael Yo – First Solo – CFI Joon Song
  • 3/26: Lance Villamore – Instrument – CFII Joon Song – DPE Ken Cobb
  • 3/26: CFI’s Hanna Rigby, Jason Hernandez, & Sam Soltani all earned their Commercial Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificates with the assistance of CFI Steve Canby
  • 3/31: Keyla Sifuentes – First Solo – CFI Joon Song

On March 26, CFI/CFII Ariel Conrad and CFI/CFII/MEI Joon Song both were promoted by the San Jose FSDO to Assistant Chief Pilots of SQ2’s 141 Flight School!

SCAPA Scholarship

Huge congratulations to SQ2 member and SJSU students Reena Ilao and Sofia Goodwin for being the proud recipients of the SCAPA Scholarship due to their academic accomplishments and flight training experience. Reena is working on her Instrument Rating and Sofia is working on her Commercial Certificate.

October 2023 Accomplishments – CFI Addition

The club had three different CFI checkrides passed this month!

10/4: Douglas Yeung – First Solo – CFI Sam Soltani

10/5: Jonathan Chen – Private Pilot – CFI JJ Jimenez – DPE Robert Frankovich

10/13: Hanna O’Connor Rigby – CFI Initial – CFI Ales Janhar – DPE Robert Frankovich

10/17: Steve Canby – Multi-Engine Instructor – MEI Ales Janhar – DPE Jim Brannan

10/23: Jason Hernandez – CFI Initial – CFI Clayton Conrad – DPE Dr. James Duvall