Friday, May 11, 2012

Flight academy launches

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The National Flight Academy at Naval Air Station Pensacola welcomed its first class Thursday afternoon. The $45 million academy near the National Naval Aviation Museum creates a science, technology, engineering and math learning environment within a center that replicates the feel of an aircraft carrier. The first class has students are from Escambia and Milton High schools. Astronaut Mark Kelly gave the keynote speech Friday morning. (Source: Pensacola News Journal, 05/11/12) Previous