Sunday, January 29, 2012

Academy slates first class

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The National Flight Academy will have a test class in March followed by its first full class in May. The academy at Naval Air Station Pensacola’s is designed to pique the interest of students in science, technology, engineering and math through an immersive experience. The 102,000 square-foot academy is designed to look and even sound like the inside of an aircraft carrier. The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation raised $18.5 million for construction of the academy and $15 million to outfit it. (Source: Pensacola News Journal, 01/29/12)