Parkland College Students Earn Fall Flight Credentials Aviation, General Parkland College Students Earn Fall Flight Credentials The fall 2019 Institute of Aviation students earn their credentials Friday, February 14, 2020 Landa | 0 The following students earned flight credentials from the Institute of Aviation at Parkland College during the college's fall semester. Soloed for the First Time in a Piper Archer Patrick Florey, Lombard Patrick Kehias, Bloomington Albert Mowatt, Ogden Andrew Perry, Effingham Logan Threlkeld, Benton Josh Kerner, El Paso Taylor Watts, Champaign James Sharpe, Champaign Zach Chalk, Mahomet Joseph Burris, Pekin Ben Clifton, White Heath Braden Harris, Watson Earned the Private Pilot Airplane Single-Engine Land (ASEL) Certificate Samuel Arend, Urbana Paolo Kinsella, Bement Tallon Myers, Clinton Damilola Iseyemi, Dolton Myles Spence, Champaign Ben Williams, Downs Patrick Florey, Lombard Clayton Pforr, Humboldt Lukas Wright, Fairmount Earned the Commercial Instrument Rating ASEL Certificate John Kolis, Springfield Adam Cafin, Champaign Daniel Wyckoff, Buckley Jiayang Tan, China Leonardo Andrade, Champaign Timothy Arp, Decatur Peter Herrmann, Rockford Ian Kunz, White Heath Earned Certified Flight Instructor License Dongjin Shin, Champaign Cullen Brucker, Melvin Bryson Chancellor, Tolono Earned the Instructor-Instrument ASEL Certificate Andrew Frey, Champaign Bryson Chancellor, Tolono Cullen Brucker, Melvin Earned the Commercial Pilot Multi Engine Land Certificate Colin Rudicil, Mahomet Maxwell Neville, Geneva Photos of the flight students who earned awards are available on the institute's Facebook page. Parkland College assumed ownership of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Institute of Aviation in fall 2014, leasing its aircraft and facilities at Willard Airport in Savoy to continue flight training. The College has continued the excellent instruction provided by the University's institute, which educated more than 13,000 pilots in its 70-year history. Many of its graduates are employed in the aviation industry around the world. Along with the two-year degree in aviation, students can earn a private pilot certificate and commercial pilot ratings, including multi-engine land and flight instructor.