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Solo Baptism!

A big event for the Vihlen Family this past Saturday, November 5th, as another Vihlen boy soloed a glider. 15 year old Preston Vihlen soloed on a beautiful day at Hawks Nest (4TN3), just east of Memphis. Preston’s instructor was Jim Slocum. After a warmup pattern tow, Jim hopped out of the vintage Schweizer 2-22…