On Sept. 2, Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 167, Treasurer Keith Hezmalhalch, right, presented Napa resident Marcus Shackford the first half of his scholarship. Marcus passed his FAA Written Pilot’s exam and made his first solo flight. He will receive the second half of his scholarship when he completes his FAA Check Ride and becomes a private pilot. To find out more about local EAA pilot scholarships see www.eaa167.org. A free ground school for wanna be pilots will be held on Oct. 5 from 7:00—9:30 p.m. in the Napa County Airport Terminal Building Conference Room.