WACO plans flight school

Staff report

TROY — WACO, in Troy, offers flight ground school to would-be pilots.

Fall and winter classes are now forming and must have a minimum of four participants to run. Ground school will be taught in 11 class sessions on weeknights at WACO Air Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit www.wacoairmuseum.org, under the Learning Center tab, for more information, including fees and materials. Then call WACO at 937-335-9226, and ask for Nancy for specific dates. The registration deadline is Oct. 13.

Pete Demers will be the instructor for the ground school. He has more than 4,000 flight hours as a flight instructor, has managed an FAA-approved Part 141 Flight School as chief flight instructor, served as pilot and company flight instructor for a charter operator in the Piper Navajo/Chieftain and was selected as the FAA’s Flight Instructor of the Year for the Southern Region in 2013.

Staff report

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