Sat, Dec 12 | Online Event

Alexandria Fairfax Aviation Program 2020-2021

The Alexandria-Fairfax Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity (A-F Alumni), with the Northern Virginia Urban League (NVUL), is offering a ten week introduction to aviation course for 6 th – 12th grade boys and girls that will emphasize aviation careers.
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Alexandria Fairfax Aviation Program 2020-2021

Time & Location

Dec 12, 2020, 6:00 PM EST – May 22, 2021, 8:00 PM EDT
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About The Event

December 1, 2020

Dear Families:

We hope you and your family are safe and healthy. Earlier this year, Alexandria-Fairfax (AF) Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund (KSEF) (501c3) was required to suspend our regularly scheduled Youth Aviation program. We have now created a safe environment and online portion of the Aviation Program for our students and Aviation instructors.

This year, we are introducing the Youth Aviation Program through a virtual classroom and access to flight simulation software that students can run from their favorite web browser. There is no setup or additional costs for families.  You just need your tablet or laptop like the one you now use for school.

The program is being taught by actual pilots and aviators. The instructors will teach basic flight skills and “Applied Academics” in such subjects as the mathematics of flight navigation, basic aerodynamics, the engineering of aircraft components and their functionality.

Please see the schedule below, and additional details will be provided to students that sign up at the link below. Sessions will run from 10:00 to Noon on the Saturday mornings listed below.

AF Youth Aviation Program Schedule

December 12

Introduction to Aerodynamics

January 8

Aircraft Components, Basic   Instruments

January 22

Review of Aircraft Types

February 13

Landing Basics

February 27

The National Airspace System

March 13

Introduction to Meteorology

March 27

Basic Communications

April 10

Hazardous Weather

April 24

Weight & Balance

May 8

Aviation Physiology

May 22

Aviation Fundamentals Review

Sign up here before Saturday December 5 so we can get a full list of participants and mail your workbook to you. 

Our goal is for every student to successfully complete aviation review. Please make sure you to clear your schedule to fully participate for each session.  We look forward to see you at the first virtual class.

Thank you for your time and participation.

Kendall White, Pilot

Alexandria-Fairfax Youth Aviation Program Chairman

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