Bill Castlen will host the new chapter as Chapter President. Bill is a CFI, and CFII with over 7700 flight hours and has given over 4000 hours of flight instruction. He is also a Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot, Master CFI, is currently flying his Cirrus SR-22 about 200 hours per year for fun and business. Bill has formerly flown most Cessna, Piper, Beech, and Mooney singles as well as his homebuilt Glasair I. Bill is actively involved as a FASSTeam member in his area.
“We are thrilled to have a pilot of Bill’s caliber hosting the newest chapter of our organization.”
Reached for comment, Bill Castlen said: “I am very excited about the program and look forward to serving the aviation community by helping to get more accomplished IFR pilots out there. Here in the Wiregrass, our motto is 'Flying, Fellowship, and Food.' The IMC Chapter gatherings will fit right in with that!”
One of the primary goals of IMC Club is to increase pilot confidence and proficiency by training in actual instrument conditions. The club was established as a learning resource for instrument-rated pilots, and for students pursuing their Instrument Ratings. To accomplish this, monthly meetings are held at local chapters around the country to help pilots and students build and maintain their IFR skills, and to share stories and tips from their fellow pilots.
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