Flying Musicians awards two solo scholarships

The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) has revealed its 2018 Solo scholarship recipients: John Laughman of Pleasant Hill, Ohio, and Nathan Nothelle of Imlay City, Michigan. Nominations from all across the United States and Canada made the selection difficult, according to John Zapp, co-founder and president of FMA. “Every nominee was spectacular, but we had to […]

Flying Musicians to jam at Sebring Expo

The Flying Musicians Association (FMA), a nonprofit organization for pilots who are musicians, will once again perform at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo from Jan. 24-27, 2018. A passionate group of aviators/musicians will be on hand to inspire, educate, entertain, and encourage others to grow through aviation and music. Attendees can hear free performances by […]

Deadline looms for solo scholarship

The deadline to apply for the 2018 Flying Musicians Association Solo Scholarship Program is Jan. 31, 2018. The scholarship gives the selected student a flight training scholarship up through the first solo. FMA members also will mentor the student in both aviation and music, according to officials. Nominations are being accepted from band directors through Jan. […]

First solo for Flying Musicians scholarship winner

LOCK HAVEN, Penna. — The overlap in skills between music and aviation was evident Sept. 16, 2017, at the Piper Memorial Airport, when violinist William Knauth completed his first solo flight at AvSport of Lock Haven. William, 18, a recipient of the Flying Musicians Association Solo Scholarship, completed this landmark achievement after two months of training, with an accumulated 10.2 […]