As Black History Month comes to a close, we’re proud to share details about Fly for the Culture, a nonprofit organization launched by GoJet First Officer Courtland Savage, which aims to inspire and expose minority students to pursue careers in aviation. Read more on the GoJet Blog to learn about Fly for the Culture’s mission and how Courtland aims to impact the pilot shortage through diversity.
Fly For The Culture was featured in a recent CNN story about its efforts to promote diversity in aviation careers. “Young people don’t believe that they can do it until they see someone like themselves doing it,” says founder Courtland Savage. The story also features other inspirational members of the aviation community, including Fly For…
Spectrum news interviewed Fly For The Culture founder Courtland Savage about his efforts to promote diversity in aviation, including the importance of exposing kids to the airport and airplanes so they can see first hand that aviation careers are an achievable goal. Read more at the Spectrum News
“Kids have to see it to believe it,” says Courtland Savage, the 28-year-old pilot who started Fly For The Culture in March 2018. “As we get older, we forget what it’s like to be a kid. We say, ‘You can do anything you want to do, all you’ve got to do is try.’ But they’re…
Thank you BEYA Stars & Stripes Florida along with Zinger Technology for sponsoring this amazing event. Special thanks to Kalitta Air, LLC Captain David L. Bridges who not only sponsored the event but spent seven straight hours speaking to children about aviation.
The Root published an article featuring Fly For The Culture’s efforts and actions to promote diversity in the aviation industry. Read the full article here.
Fly For The Culture Turkey Drop hosted by Academy of aviation conducted 15 flights with over 40 kids gaining their first experience of flying, we also gave away 100 Turkeys for the holidays. We would like to thank everyone that helped make this event a success, and all our donors for supporting the mission.