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Aero-TV: Anthony Jimenez - Sling Pilot Academy Scholarship Recipient

Anthony Scored a $20K Award To Achieve His Dream Of Becoming A Professional Pilot

Throughout his journey from Costa Rica to the United States, California student pilot, Anthony ‘Tony’ Jimenez, has dreamed of becoming a professional aviator.

Even with aggressive new programs like the ones offered by the Sling Pilot Academy (SPA), such pursuits seem daunting at first. But Anthony’s recent win in a $20K scholarship competition will help make his dream achievable as he works towards his goal of joining the worldwide aviation community as a professional pilot.

Jimenez is pursuing a childhood fascination with aviation that was nurtured by his father, who would take him to see the airplanes at a local airport. Tony notes that it’s been a rough road sometimes, “but I’m here… and I’m really grateful to the Sling Pilot Academy for giving me the opportunity.”

He talked recently with Aero-New Editor in Chief Jim Campbell.

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