By Andi Bourne

Seeley-Swan High School Senior Receives His Wings


Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Adam Weisenburger with the Seeley Lake Flying Club's airplane, a 1966 Cesna 172 Skyhawk. This is the only airplane Adam has flown since he started working towards his private license in 2013.

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan High School senior Adam Weisenburger added the power to the 1966 Cessna 172 Skyhawk. He'd been given clearance to taxi for his pre-check ride in Missoula for his private pilot's license.

"I was sitting there and not moving. I got to half power and I got to thinking, I'm on flat level tarmac, I should be moving," said Adam.

Adam asked the certifier if he had his feet on the brake. When that was not the case, he made sure there was nothing lodged in the foot pedals.

"Then it dawned on me, maybe they have [wheel] chocks, that weren't removed," said Adam laughing....

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