Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy!
Volume 2, Issue 10 October 2019
Scholarship Awards: Saturday, October 26th
Our 4th Annual Epic Flight Academy Aviation Scholarship event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. New Smyrna Beach Mayor Russ Owen will present a $20,000 scholarship and a $5,000 scholarship to our winners. This scholarship is open to U.S. high school juniors and seniors who have until Oct. 11 to apply. There will also be a special $2,500 scholarship presented to a current Epic student.
Join us for fun, food, raffle items, and even a silent auction featuring an 8-day cruise for two aboard the American Queen, the only overnight paddlewheel steamboat on the Mississippi River!
MORE EPIC NEWS…
Anglers are invited to join our fishing tournament on Oct. 25 to support the aviation scholarship: Red Tails for Red Tails! Trophies and guaranteed payouts, plus an additional Calcutta!
Air Wisconsin visited us on Sept. 11th for a pilot career seminar. We love welcoming airlines to Epic!
Just for fun… our Director of Education, Dr. Cindy Lovell, made an historic discovery on July 26th that was covered in major media outlets last month. She found Sam Clemens’s signature in the Mark Twain Cave. (“Mark Twain” was Clemens’s pen name.) Scholars authenticated the signature, believed to have been written around1853.
We invite you to join our Epic Flight Academy online PILOT FORUM to discuss pilot topics, ask questions, and get to know each other. The forum is a great place to start your pilot career!
Epic Alumni News
Congratulations to Ando Ramambasoa (pictured above) who is now a First Officer with Trans Ocean Airways. Congratulations also go to Dwayne Quick, an Epic grad who was recently promoted to Captain at Omni Air International. We also had good news from Mhayyar Alnabhany who is now a First Officer for Precision Air! One of our current students, Rodrigo Luizaga Espada was featured in the news in his home country of Bolivia for his aviation accomplishments. Epic students are simply THE BEST! Send your news to Katie Dean, our Social Media Manager, to keep us up to date on your achievements! #EpicFlightAcademy
We are happy to welcome new staff to the Epic family, including CFI Madison Petrie (pictured), CFI David Noah, and CFI Megha Patel. Congratulations also go to former Epic CFI Clifford Villanueva who has been offered the position of First Officer at Envoy Air!
Captain Judy’s Corner:
“What’s in a name?”
It’s hurricane season, so be prepared…
“Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful and destructive weather phenonena…”