Participants in this year's free 5-week curriculum, not including other free flights
All participants confidently took control of the aircraft in flight
Funds raised this year from Sponsoring Orgs.
Hours committed from each student: Curriculum, Flight & Commencement
Total flight hours allocated across 4 days this year
A third of our students were female. Women account for 5% of airline pilots
Miles per hour, or 103 knots, for this year's average cruise speed
This video also includes highlights from the 5-week curriculum
Blue Side Up Squadron
Flight Video: The Youth Ground School Promotional wrap-up video was released, featuring the students who took part in this year's inaugural program.
We held our 1st annual commencement ceremony for the inaugural class featuring guest speakers Alton Edmond, Esq.; Deputy Mayor Kenny Johnson; Tuskegee Airmen Inc. Chappie James Chapter President Montoria Hubbard (USAF, Ret) & American Airlines Captain Randy Clinton.
Our inaugural Youth Aviation Ground School class of six students completed the course and got free discovery flights
Our 1st Annual Youth Aviation Ground began at Valkaria Airport. This year's cohort of students were later named the "BlueSideUp Squadron".