Lincoln sophomore makes first solo flight
By Rapids City Times staff
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Lincoln sophomore, Hobie Lippold, made his first solo flight on the first day he could.
On Aug. 31 – his 16th birthday – Lippold made his first flight from Alexander Field.
Lippold has been taking flight instruction at Wings Air Charter.
“…he has been passionate about aviation since he was just a little kid,” said Bill Menzel. “He has flown a lot with me over the last couple of years, which definitely accelerated his learning process and helped to refine his skills.”
Hobie has plans for a career in aviation.