Captain Judy Rice met with Cirrus Aircraft’s Co-Founder and CEO, Dale Klapmeier for a photo op and hand shake as Cirrus Aircraft joins the Think Global Flight team which will be flying a Cirrus SR20 G3 around the world. “We have much to plan and discuss with Cirrus. Right now, we are just ecstatic to have Cirrus on board to help promote education and aviation around the world,” states Rice.
Additionally, Captain Rice met with Dick Rutan, who is now a spokesperson for both Think Global Flight and Fly To Learn. Fly to Learn, the software powered by X-Plane, will be delivering the curriculum found within Think Global Flight’s Student Command Centers. “Today is a great day as we are seeing it all come together,” exclaims Rice.
Later this week at AIRVENTURE 2012, Captain Rice will be meeting with Maule, Hartzell, Aerox and Jeppesen to name a few.
Think Global Flight is an around-the-world flight of adventure to spark interest in S.T.E.M. education worldwide. Captain Judy Rice and Navigator Nauer will be taking off from Honolulu, Hawaii in the Fall of 2013 in a Cirrus SR20 G3, donated by Guidance Aviation.
Current supporters of Think Global Flight include Fly To Learn – Powered by X-Plane, Cirrus Aircraft, Guidance Aviation, Sennheiser, Live Your Dream, Aerox, Spidertracks, Turtlepac, Janet’s Planet, Brightline Bags, Gulf Coast Avionics and numerous individual donors.
For more info, go to http://www.thinkglobalflight.org
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