Most will train at Able Flight's program at Purdue University beginning in May, while one will become Able Flight's first student to train at the Aerospace Center For Excellence in Lakeland, Florida.
Submissions are being accepted until Nov. 15.
Able Flight scholarship winners have begun their flight training at Purdue University.
The aircraft, which will be named the “Spirit of Lakeland,” will be built entirely by high school students.
Building an airplane during SUN 'n FUN is just the start of efforts to offer flight training to the disabled.
2019 is a year of milestones for Able Flight, with the largest number of scholarships and veterans in a single year.
A new video depicts the first cross-country flight of Justin Fells, a quadriplegic sport pilot, in his Zenith Sky Jeep with custom controls.
Able Flight has selected Chief Warrant Officer Anthony Radetic, US Army (retired), as the 2018 recipient of the Lockheed Martin/Able Flight Scholarship. Founded as a non-profit organization in 2006, Able Flight provides flight training and aviation career training scholarships for people with a variety of physical disabilities, including wounded and disabled veterans. “Lockheed Martin is […]
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — A silver medalist from the Rio Paralympics and an aspiring astronaut are just two of the people selected to take part in this year’s Able Flight program at Purdue University. Students in this year’s Able Flight program arrived on campus on Tuesday, May 15, and went through orientation in Hangar 6 […]
Able Flight has awarded seven flight training scholarships to applicants from across the country. Able Flight was created by pilots who believe that the life-changing experience of learning to fly is best shared, and designed the Able Flight scholarships to enable people with disabilities to pursue that experience. The Able Flight Class of 2018 includes a […]