It is often stated that the aviation community needs to spark interest in aviation.Simply stated, this is true.Captain Judy Rice’s National Tour and Around the World Flight engaged more than 10,000 students in the United States and over 20,000 students in other nations.
The students’ Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) and career awareness was developed through numerous events.These students were exposed to real-time cultures by joining Captain Judy in her travels through social media, the web site blog, or LIVE broadcasts.Students participated in the Winds Aloft Contest.This student-led program empowered and excited all the participating students in their learning through researching, analyzing, and forecasting winds aloft and flight parameters from one of Think Global Flight’s routes of their choosing.Students interacted with Rice throughout her flight, comparing their predictions with actual winds aloft and much more.
AROUND THE WORLD FLIGHT
Image (1) World Flight, tag line: Citation Mustang CE-510
Special Appreciation:Ardwin Freight donation of Think Global Flight’s Around the World airplane, all our Volunteers, and Sponsors!
Class of Aircraft: Light Jet
Type:: Mustang CE510
Route:Eastbound – North Atlantic Ocean
Point of departure and return: KBUR
Date of departure: June 13, 2015
Date of return: August 15, 2015
Duration, flight hours: 70
Distance flown: 22,536
Image (2) World Flight, tag line:Citation Mustang Cockpit
IMAGE (3) World Flight, Map,
Word Doc (4) color code Route – please format best for web site viewer.Route Only in chart view to help me organize my thoughts.
WORLD FLIGHT ROUTE IMAGES – place near the location; see tag lines below for IMAGES and One video;Telling the story with the IMAGES
IMAGE(5) World Route, tag line : Burbank, CA Departure Celebration
IMAGE (6) World Route, tag line:Citation Wingtip view Antarctic, North Pole
IMAGE (7) World Flight,Tagline: Kangerlussuaq, Greenland (BGSF), Brrr!
IMAGE (8)World Flight, tag line: Reykjavik, Iceland (BIRK) Record Approach
IMAGE (9) World Flight, tag line: Blackbushe, UK (EGPH) Aerobility Crew (London on route)
IMAGE (10) World Flight, tag line:Paris, France (LFPB) : Paris Airshow withDorine Bourneton renown aerobatic pilot using hand controls.
IMAGE (11) World Flight tag line:Madrid, Spain (LECU) Media Interviews
IMAGE (12) World Flight tag line: Madrid Spain Fly & Fun Flight School owner Julio de Zavala, students, and Nav Fred
IMAGE (13) World Flight tag line:Arrival Venice, Italy (LIPZ)
IMAGE (14) World Flight tag line:Citation Technology Venice, Italy (LIPZ) to Vienna, Austria (LOWW)
IMAGE (15)World Flight tag line:Vienna Theatre, City of Arts
IMGAE (16) World Flight tag line: Yerevan, Armenia (LRCK) Students Presentations
IMAGE (17) World Flight tag line: TeleAviv, Israel (LLBG) Departure Preflight
IMAGE (18) World Flight tag line: Media Interviews Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ((HELIX)
IMAGE (19) World Flight tag line: Citation Technology Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (HELIX) to Dubai, UAE (OMRK)
IMAGE (20) World Flight tag line: Dubai, UAE (OMRK) Student Group 32 Accepting Think Global Flight’s Education Gift Packages
IMAGE (21) World Flight tag line: Refueling, gifted with American Salute in Aqaba, Jordon (OJAQ)
IMAGE (22) World Flight tag line:4-hour Flight Plan Approval Delay Chittagong, Bangledash (VGEG), Ramp Picnic in 110 Degrees
IMAGE (23) World Flight tag line: Citation Technology: Hanoi Vietnam (VVNB) to Hong Kong (VHHH)
IMAGE (24) World Flight tag line: Approach Hong Kong (VHHH)
IMAGE (25) World Flight tag line: Shanghai, China (ZSPD) Media and Students
IMAGE (26) World Flight tag line:Citation Technology: Shanghai, China (ZSPD) to Hiroshima, Japan (RJOA)
IMAGE (27) World Flight tag line: Refueling Precision Hiroshima, Japan (RJOA)
VIDEO (28) World Flight tag line:Hiroshima Memorial
IMAGE (29) World Flight tag line: Arrival Magadan, Russia (UHMM) Citation Crew
IMAGE (30) World Flight tag line: Citation Technology Crossing the International Date Line Anadyr, Russia (UHMA) to Anchorage, AK (PANC)
IMAGE (31) World Flight tag line:Seattle, WA (KBFI) to Burbank, CA (KBUR) above cloud layer, peak of Mount Rainier
IMAGE (32) World Flight tag line: Approach Burbank, CA (KBUR)
Image (33) World Flight tag line:Around the World Flight Completed!
UNITED STATES NATIONAL TOUR
IMAGE (1/a) National Tour tag line: National Tour Aircraft, Cirrus SR22T
(1b) National Tour tag line:Cirrrus SR20 Aircraft
Special Appreciation: Ascension Air and Guidance Aviation for the donations of Think Global Flight’s National Tour airplanes, Navigator Fred, all our Volunteers, and Sponsors!
Class of Aircraft: General Aviation
Brand: , Cirrus
Model: SR22, Turbo
Route:East – North East – North – West – South West– South
Point of departure and return: KPDK
Date of departure: May, 2014
Date of return: August, 2014
Duration, flight hours: 40
Distance flown: 6,950
IMAGE (1/c)National Tour tag line: Intense 3-month training: Emergencies, egress, and parachute simulation
National Tour PHOTOs Below – please format best for web site viewer.Was a crazy zig-zag route and do not have a visual map.
THE NATIONAL TOURROUTE
KPDK – KLAL: Atlanta, GA to Lakeland, FL
KLAL – KFDK: Lakeland, FL to Fredrick, MD
KFDK – KTTN:Fredrick, MD to Trenton, NJ
KTTN – KPWK: Trenton, NJto Palwaukee, IL
KPWK – KGRR: Palwaukee, IL to Grand Rapids, MI
KGRR – KSAW: Grand Rapids, MI to Marquette, MI
KSAW – KCQF: Marquette, MI to Fairhope, AL
KCQF – PDK: Fairhope, AL to Atlanta, GA
KPDK – KBNA: Atlanta, GA. to Nashville, TN.
KBNA – KDAL: Nashville, TN. to Dallas, TX.
KDAL to KFTW:Dallas, TX. to Fort Worth, TX.
KFTW to K5T6: Fort Worth, TX. To Santa Teresa, NM.
K5T6 – KFFZ:Santa Teresa, NM. to Mesa, AZ.
KFFZ – KAUS: Mesa, AZ.To Austin, TX.
KAUS – KMSY:Austin, TX.to New Orleans, LA.
KMSY KPDK:New Orleans, LA.to Atlanta, GA.
IMAGE (2) National Tour tag line: Youth Presentations:Lakeland, FL
IMAGE (3) National Tour tag line:Youth Presentations: Lakeland, FL
IMAGE (4) National Tour tag line:School Presentations: Lakeland, FL
IMAGE (5) National Tour tag line:Viewing New Yorkto NJ
IMAGE (6) National Tour tag lineBoy Scout Tour at United Airline: Chicago, IL
IMAGE (7) National Tour tag line: Youth Presentations: Grand Rapids MI
IMAGE (8) National Tour tag line: Ninety-Nines Hosting Youth Presentations: Marquette, MI
IMAGE (9) National Tour tag line: Girls Youth Group, Nashville TN
IMAGE (10) National Tour tag line: Las Vegas to Mesa, AZ
IMAGE (11) National Tour tag line: Youth Presentations: Mesa AZ
IMAGE (12) National Tour tag line:Youth Airplane Contest: Austin, TX
IMAGE (13) National Tour tag line:Wing in Flight, Atlanta, GA
HONORABLE MENTION DONORS:
Donations were critical in supporting Think Global Flight’s mission of inspiring our next generation.The donors and advisory council members are pleased with the cumulative results over the program’s effort.We met our goal, fulfilled our mission, and remained within budget.
Think Global Flight maintained a relatively steady level of funding with all generated income offering a wide range of education, advocacy initiatives, and real-world application for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.)Total project income exceeded one million dollars, of which ninety-five percent of the donations were provided as in-kind.Management staff and advisory council are all volunteers, including founder Captain Rice
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