Sun, May 10, 2009
The Sporty's Foundation Issues Annual Report
Chronicling its second year, The
Sporty's Foundation Annual Report has just been released and the
resulting stats are impressive. The Sporty's Foundation has as
its mission funding aviation education and safety programs with an
emphasis on youth.
The Sporty's Foundation made bequests for 2008 in the total
amount of $151,355. This sum included bequests for flight training
scholarships as well as to the AOPA Air Safety Foundation, the Boy
Scouts of America, Build A Plane and others. A complete list of
recipients is included in the report.
Looking forward, The Sporty's Foundation has recently partnered
with the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagles program
to jumpstart the number of young people who learn to fly. The
program, called The Next Step, will make Sporty's Complete Flight
Training Course available on-line for free to each Young Eagle who
has taken a Young Eagles ride.
According to Sporty's Founder/Chairman Hal Shevers, the impetus
for The Next Step was to move more Young Eagles from the right seat
to the left seat. EAA Chapter members will be instrumental, serving
as mentors for these new young student pilots.
In addition to free access to the online course, Young Eagles
will each receive an official logbook with guidance on how to
pursue their interest in aviation.
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