Courtland Savage sat down with the folks at Reader’s Digest to discuss his motivation in founding Fly For The Culture, including his early experiences in the aviation community and his passion for helping others discover that the wonders of flight might be available to them too, even if they don’t know it. Read the full piece here.
The idea for Fly For The Culture came from veteran US Navy aviator Courtland Savage, a regional airline pilot based in Raleigh, North Carolina.He said he started the nonprofit as a way to show the African-American community that there is a path to high-paying jobs in the aviation industry. Many of them are becoming available…
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.
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.
Courtland Savage sat down with RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa to chat about Fly For The Culture’s mission to promote diversity in aviation. Topics include his inspiration for starting Fly For The Culture, the scholarship effort, and the excitement that comes from showing kids the magic of flight! Hear the full interview…