March 16, 2014

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Big Time In The Big Easy!

Able Flight’s Annual Benefit Party For The Scholarship Fund It’ll be the aviation party of the year when Able Flight pilots and friends meet  for a night of fun, great food and music at the National WWII Museum Friday, May 30th in New Orleans.  Join ten Able Flight pilots and special guest Aviation Hall of Read More

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Able Flight Receives Grant From Wounded Warrior Project

Able Flight has received a grant in the amount of $45,000 from Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a non-profit veteran service organization whose mission is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. The grant will expand Able Flight’s ability to provide flight training and aviation career training scholarships to injured service members. “We are honored that Able Read More

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Able Flight Pilots Earn Their Wings

They had six weeks of intensive flight and ground training and endured hot and sometimes rainy weather during their training at Purdue University.  From mid-May to July Dennis Akins, Young Choi, Warren Cleary, Deirdre Dacey and Lt. Andrew Kinard  flew an average of twice a day every day that weather allowed. They attended daily ground Read More

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Able Flight Pilots Honored At Annual Benefit Party

It was the largest group of Able Flight pilots ever assembled, and April 20th was their night to be celebrated and honored at Able Flight’s annual benefit party.  From throughout the Eastern U.S.  twelve of Able Flight’s 28 pilots  traveled to Orlando where they were the guests of honor at an event at Fantasy of Read More

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2013 Flight Training Scholarships Awarded

When they arrive at Purdue University on May 19th, five new Able Flight scholarship recipients will immediately begin five weeks of intensive flight and ground training leading to a pilot certificate. This is the fourth year of the Able Flight/Purdue joint program to bring people with physical disabilities into aviation, and as with the first Read More