Gulf Shores High School Aviation Academy to hold open house

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Posted 10/11/21

Gulf Shores City Schools Superintendent Dr. Matt Akin announced today that the Gulf Shores High School Aviation Academy, along with partners, Tango Flight; Aeropro, LLC, and Jack Edwards National …

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Gulf Shores High School Aviation Academy to hold open house

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Gulf Shores City Schools Superintendent Dr. Matt Akin announced today that the Gulf Shores High School Aviation Academy, along with partners, Tango Flight; Aeropro, LLC, and Jack Edwards National Airport, will host an open house at the new Aviation Lab at Jack Edwards National Airport Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 9:30 a.m.

Aviation teacher, certified flight instructor and commercial pilot, Haley Kellogg, mentors, and students will build a Van’s RV-12 in the new lab. The students and teacher have worked with mentors to set up the lab and prepare for the two-year build. Tango Flight will have a demo RV-12 on-site and will take students, faculty, administrators and board members on flights at the event.

Students, mentors and Kellogg will be on site to show their progress, discuss the program and answer questions. For more information, contact Jessica Sampley, career tech coordinator, at jsampley@gsboe.org. The Aviation Lab is located at 1235 Commerce Drive, Gulf Shores.