Carson Airport hosting classes to prep for pilot’s test

The nonprofit Shades of Blue and Carson City EAA 403 Young Eagles are presenting Sporty’s Ground School, a preparation workshop for the FAA written test, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Feb. 14 through March 28, in Carson City Airport’s Terminal Building, 2600 E. College Parkway.

The seven-week course is geared for students ages 15-21 who are interested in getting their private pilot’s license.

Instructors are Joe Rajacic, United Airlines 747 captain and president of Shades of Blue Nevada Chapter, and Jeff Thompson, chief meteorologist at KOLO 8 News Now.

To register, go to, or email Rajacic at


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