Bessie Coleman was a courageous pioneer in early aviation. A self made stunt pilot and aviatrix, she travelled twice to France to earn her wings and hone her craft, spending her lifetime inspiring others to challenge stereotypes and societal limitations.
Aviation experience builds resilience
The turn of the 20th century was exciting and brilliant with the invention of the airplane. The idea of flying had only been a dream for inventors and adventurists until December 1903, when three brave and visionary siblings launched their 20 foot by 20 foot spruce and ash built biplane into the sky at KillContinue reading “Would you walk on the wing of a flying plane?”
It seems so far away right now, but the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) OshKosh Airventure is practically around the corner- 20-25 July 2020! And with it comes many opportunities, including the Sport Pilot Academy. For $9,999, 3 weeks and a sense of adventure, an ambitious student pilot could achieve a pilot’s license in 4Continue reading “EAA Sport Pilot Academy”
An unexpected response from a retired operator – gender diversity and what looks like- an interview with Lt Col (ret) Joe Barnard.
Aviation enthusiasts ages 11-17 can apply for a Delta sponsored scholarship to the National Flight Academy this summer in Pensacola, Fl! Once in a lifetime opportunity fully funded for maximum enjoyment. Application requirements include a video and essay- and are due by Feb 21, 2020. Want a preview of what’s in store? Check out thisContinue reading “Delta Scholarship to National Flight Academy”
Students and teachers are already qualified for this year’s Aircraft Owners and Operators (AOPA) scholarships. Students ages 15-18 yrs can receive up to $10k towards a pilot’s license, and up to 20 qualified teachers can apply for the same. Picture care of AOPA.org Those already flying can also apply for advanced ratings at various levels.Continue reading “$1M of AOPA Scholarships”
Paths to flying – Is a service academy right for you?
New aviation scholarship opportunities from WAI! #aviation
Parents, have you ever wanted your child to experience aviation up close and personally- in a general aviation airplane? Come out to Jacksonville Executive Airport on 16 November for a chance to fly in a general aviation aircraft FOR FREE with a EAA certified Young Eagle Pilot! Young Eagles is a program started by Experimental AircraftContinue reading “Craig Airport Young Eagles Nov 16, 2019”