Reaching for the sky
Date: 8/23/2013 Album ID: 1695652
Photos by Carrie Snyder
Fargo Flight School provides training for average people
Fargo Flight School instructor Blake Beitelspacher, left, and student Amber Grindeland go over their flight plan before flying for the day.  Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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Fargo Flight School instructor Blake Beitelspacher fills out Amber Grindeland’s log book with remarks, procedures and maneuvers after every flight at the Fargo Jet Center. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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Amber Grindeland heads out to the Cessna 172 for her preflight at the Fargo Jet Center.  Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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Amber Grindeland does a preflight check on the Cessna 172 before her flight training with the Fargo Flight School at the Fargo Jet Center.  Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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Fargo Flight School student Amber Grindeland sumps the fuel tanks to check for contamination on the Cessna 172 before her training at the Fargo Jet Center.  Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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Amber Grindeland does a preflight check on the Cessna 172 before her flight training with the Fargo Flight School at the Fargo Jet Center.  Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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Amber Grindeland checks the oil on a Cessna at the Fargo Jet Center.  Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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Amber Grindeland, 21, takes flying lessons through the Fargo Jet Center's flight school.  Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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Amber Grindeland wears foggles or instrument flight rules goggles, to simulate weather. This helps pilots develop a cross-check via the instruments inside the cockpit instead of using their field of vision.  Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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Flight students fly to small airports around the region such as in Hawley, Moorhead, Ada, Casselton and Kindred for their flight training.  Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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Amber Grindeland prepares for her flight in a Cessna 172 through the Fargo Jet Centers flight school.  Carrie Snyder / The Forum
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