Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Third flight academy launched

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Escambia High School has become the third area school to create a flight academy. The National Flight Academy at Naval Air Station Pensacola partnered with the district to create an Aviation Classroom Experience, a game-based learning environment to teach skills in science, technology, engineering and math. The class has 31 computers with flight simulator software and three full-sized flight simulators. Other area schools with flight academies are Warrington Middle School, also in Escambia County, and Milton High School in Santa Rosa County. (Source: Pensacola News Journal, 12/05/11)