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
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.
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.
Come by the Gastonia Municipal Airport on November 17th for a Turkey Drop! We’ll be giving away turkey and leading airport facility tours, as well as offering 5 free discovery flights through our partnership with the Academy of 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 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!
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…
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…