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 The Culture intern and aspiring pilot Romello Walters, Executive Director of AOPA’s You Can Fly program Elizabeth Tennyson, and Sisters of the Skies founder C. Angel Hughes. Read the full story here.
Fly For The Culture was recently featured in a Yahoo Entertainment piece that briefly outlines our mission of promoting diversity in aviation careers, which are historically — and still — not particularly diverse workplaces. Read more at Yahoo.
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.
Founder Courtland Savage sat down with the Microsoft Flight Simulator Team to talk about the Fly For The Culture mission, and the way that home simulators, like Microsoft’s, play a role in training and inspiring tomorrow’s aviators. Read more here.
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!
“I do it for my culture. I do it for my community and I do it for my country because we all need to come together”, says Fly For The Culture Courtland Savage on a recent interview with Fox 46. Also discussed is a piece of exciting news: a few days prior to the interview,…
“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…