Novice high school students take flight ... in the pilot's seat
Mackenzie Horn, a senior at Omaha Burke, and flight instructor Erik Stegman approach the runway at the Council Bluffs Municipal Airport on Saturday. It was Horn's first flight as a pilot, through the Exploring post overseen by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Aviation Institute and Advanced Air of Council Bluffs.
Posted: Saturday, April 13, 2013 12:00 am
COUNCIL BLUFFS — Mackenzie Horn sucked in the deep breath you draw when you're about to take off on an adventure, which is exactly what she was about to do.
The Omaha Burke senior occupied the pilot's seat of a small aircraft at the Council Bluffs Municipal Airport, even though she had never captained a plane before. Soon, she would fly.
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Saturday, April 13, 2013 12:00 am.