When he’s not running Fly For The Culture, Courtland Savage is a pilot at Piedmont Airlines. Piedmont recently featured Courtland in an article that speaks to his passion for inspiring tomorrow’s aviators and showing all young people—especially those who are least able to see it—that flying is a viable career option for many. Read the full article here.
“Courtland Savage did not grow up living and breathing aviation. He had a fear of heights. He saw airplanes at the Charlotte, North Carolina, airport, where he would occasionally go with his father. But he never saw anyone who looked like himself flying an airplane, so he didn’t think that was a possibility.” Read more…
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…
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.
Check out our recent interview with Jalopnik in which Courtland Savage discusses the (relative) affordability of owning and flying small airplanes. 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!