Fly For the Culture spent the afternoon at Gastonia Municipal Airport in Gastonia, NC. Throughout the afternoon, aspiring pilots were able to take a free introductory flight thanks for the generous contributions of Fly For The Culture donors!
“My goal is to show kids who look like me that they can fly too,” writes Fly For The Culture founder Courtland Savage in a recent article for the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Experience Magazine. He emphasizes just how central representation is in helping young people see that aviation careers are options for everyone…
Fly For The Culture Founder & CEO Courtland Savage was featured again in the Aircraft Owner’s and Pilot’s Association (AOPA) magazine. In this session, he discusses unexpectedly encountering a passion for flying during an introductory flight, and the joy he now gets out of taking kids up for their own first flights. Read more at AOPA.
Fly For The Culture Founder & CEO Courtland Savage made the 2020 Ebony Power 100 List today, which features inspirational leaders of color in business, art, education, culture and a variety of other domains. It showcases leaders on the national stage as well as leaders working at the local level, and features Savage as a “Community Crusader”…
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.
During last weekend’s Turkey Drop Fly For The Culture gave away 100 turkeys and offered free introductory flights to folks like 4-year old Christian Mathias. The day also featured tours of airport buildings and facilities. Read more at the Gaston Gazette.