Oct
1
to Oct 28

AOPA Regional Fly-in Jack Edwards Airport

   The Chappie James flight Academy will partner with our friends at the EAA chapter 485 and participate in the AOPA regional fly-in at Jack Edwards Airport on Oct 26 and 27th.   We will man a informational booth alongside our friends at the EAA and hand out brochures and informational materials to over 400 people anticipated at this event.  If you would like to volunteer for this event please email us at gdcjfacademy@gmail.com.

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Sep
14
to Sep 30

New Aviation Series for boys and girls !!!

Starting on September 29th we will host a 6 week aviation class for boys and girls ages 11-18.  These classes will be held every Saturday through mid November.  Classes are free of charge.  Ret LCDR Robert Tiny Helms and staff member Miles Wright will teach aviation basics,  African American aviation history, introduce several aviation programs available locally and nationally.  There will be simulator training concentrating on aircraft instruments, straight and level flight and landings.  If you are interested in this series we only have 10 slots available.  This will be first come first serve.  Sign up now by sending an email to gdcjfacademy@gmail.com.  Please give us your name, age, parental contact information.  Times for the classes will be announced soon.

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Jul
16
to Aug 11

Aerodynamics class and simulator training.

We will offer a one month course on Aerodynamics on Saturdays starting August 4th. The pre requisite to this course is to be a graduate of the summer program and to have registered in the sporty’s ground school course online.  Students should have received a logbook at graduation with a code and instructions to register for the course.  We encourage students to start that course before attending the August class.  Please email Mr. Curtis to sign up for the class. We will provide times at a later date .   We only have 6 slots available.  Email gdcjfacademy@gmail.com

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Jun
9
6:00 PM18:00

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The Inaugural Class of 2018 starts Monday June 11th.   This class is the first class to occupy the brand new facility.  The Ribbon cutting was held on June 7th 2018.  Mayor Ashton Hayward was on hand for the festivities.  Mrs Dana James flew in from Los Angeles California to help us celebrate.  She is the daughter in law of General Daniel Chappie James Jr.

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Jan
13
1:30 PM13:30

Summer Flight Academy 2018

Applications are now being accepted for our summer program.  We will have 25 slots available on a first come first serve basis.  Boys and girls ages 13-18.  The program is scheduled for June 11-16.  Please email your completed application to us to reserve your spot.

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May
20
9:00 AM09:00

Ferguson Airport Open House

Ferguson Airport will host a open house Saturday May 20th 9am - 4pm.   Helicopter rides and airplane rides!!!  There will be food and many activities for the kids to enjoy.  The Chappie James flight academy will have a booth on site. Come by and visit us for exciting news and information about our summer program and our soon to be new facility.   For more information about the open house contact Ferguson Airport.

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