Free summer high school flight academy

Submission deadline for 2021: February 28, 2021

2021 Academy Dates:

Virtual Ground School: June 21 – July 2, 2021

Flight Sessions: July 5 – July 16, 2021


Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be U.S. citizens, Virginia residents and 16 years old by the start of the Academy. They must also be able to pass an FAA flight physical exam and have local transportation to their assigned flight school.


Ian Cawthray, Program Coordinator

Debbie Ross, Program Assistant

Virginia Space Grant Consortium


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