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Training Tomorrow’s Pilots in Today’s Schools

Giving Kids Wings Flight Academy (GKWFA) is a 501(c)3 public benefit corporation that provides flight training for high school students.  The Academy teaches math and science through aviation, exposes students to aviation careers, and provides career flight training to increase the number of professional minority aviators.


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Become a new corporate sponsor in 2014

Over the next three years, GKWFA will be establishing a four-year flight academy at Hawthorne High School.  At full operational capacity, over 70 students will receive daily ground and PC-simulated flight training, while an additional 24 students will be engaged in flight training.  Students will progress from gliders to powered aircraft, earning their Private, Instrument, […]

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Sonic Star to fly at Mach 3.6

Interested in flying from New York to London in 2 hours?  Read about the planned development of the Sonic Star, which will have a top speed of 2,664 mph!  Read the article in the Daily Mail to learn more about this speedster. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2008607/SonicStar-The-supersonic-plane-fly-London-New-York-TWO-HOURS.html

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Hawthorne Students Going Flying

Join us on Saturday, March 15th at Torrance Airport as four students from Hawthorne High School experience flight in a small aircraft for the very first time.

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