A 501 (c) 3 foundation formed to support the families of our military.
Mission Statement: Through the modem of
aerospace education we open the doors of opportunity. Teens-In-Flight
provides flight training and aviation maintenance scholarships to those teens who have lost a parent in the Global
War on Terrorism or, is the teen of a parent who was wounded in action and is disabled. Another phase of our program
also focuses on selected teens that are considered
"at risk" within our community by providing a positive aviation
PALM COAST, FLORIDA
FLIGHT SCHOOL IS IN SESSION AND THE STUDENTS ARE IN THE AIR. LIFE IS GOOD.
Congratulations to GiGi Gonzalez for getting her Private Pilot Certificate. She is now attending Embry Riddle Aeronautical University to continue her aviation training.
During the recent Christmas holiday break, Teens-In-Flight students successfully completed an intensified Private Pilot ground school preparation course. Five of the Teens-In-Flight students subsequently passed the FAA Private Pilot Ground School examination. The examination for this 50 hour course of instruction was conducted at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL campus. Marine Corps Retired Colonel Jack Howell, Teens-In-Flight President/CEO awarded each of these outstanding students with their official pilot log books. Pictured from left to right are:
Austin Toth, Giovanni Gonzalez, Ryan Peeling, Savannah Dubuc and Daniel Minami
Teens-In-Flight with the help of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University students just finished washing this plane. Teamwork at its finest! Janet Valentine preparing for take-off, with Jack Howell at the controls. (Photo Palm Coast Observer) Whole lotta learning going on! CFI Charles Cunningham teaching Ground School YAK owner Bill Mills takes TIF Zack Pfisterer for a ride. Bonita Davis and John Dixon working on the belly of the beast Jua ladder and Gloria Kin Rodriquez with hose, Stacy Pagello getting sprayed, John Dixon onng looking on. Gloria King getting suds, Colin Gordon cleaning the Wing and John Dixon on the Ladder Students take their first FAA Prep Test. No one said it would be easy. Judy Rice, President and CEO of Careers in Aviation takes Flagler Teens-In-Flight students for flight skill practice. Judy Rice with a new student prior to her introduction to aviation flight. Proud new students after receiving their official logbooks. Now it's time to get to work. Flagler Teens-In-Flight students receive a brief on the CT-10 Sports Aircraft they will receive their flight lessons in. Group picture of students, mentors and instructors at Flagler County Airport. Bonita Davis on her first flight. Collin Gordon gets ready for his first ride. Kaitlyn takers her first flight 4/11/2010. She will make a great pilot. After Kaitlyn's first flight, she gets her log book signed by Embry Riddle CFI Rem Houser. Dr. Mitch takes a group of TIF's for their first helicopter flight! We have a special program for physically handicapped kids. Anthony gets his first ride. He did right well.
Flagler Teens-In-Flight students receive their official pilot log book from Colonel Jack D. Howell, USMC (Ret) President/CEO of Teens-In-Flight. Washing United Airlines Captain Royer's Cessna 180. Palm Coast Teens-In-Flight students Sherri Weeks and Michael Naughton proudly show their college letters of acceptance. Sherri has been accepted to the University of South Florida. Michael has been accepted to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University for Fall 2011. Michael also has received a Congressional nomination for the Merchant Marine Academy. Teens in Flight student Jonathan Jekins is shown in a Cessna 172 after completion of his his solo flight January 16, 2011. The aircraft was provided by 4 Star Aviation, Palm Coast. FL 11 Year old TIF Chandler McDevitt checks fuel before her flight.