April Allen, whose parents worked at Aramco ExPat during her high school years, attended Admiral Farragut Academy as a boarding student and graduated with the Class of 2000. Read more
According to American Airlines and aviation industry reports, in the next 20 years there will be a shortage of airline pilots and mechanics. In fact the reports expect the hiring of 120,000 more pilots and 6,500 mechanics. Read more
Students as young as 9 have been learning to fly at Admiral Farragut Academy, where 2018-19 was a year of groundbreaking advances for the school’s Aviation Program.
Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating David Zhou on earning his solo endorsement. David flew solo for the first time at Albert Whitted Airport in a Cessna 172, tail number N54067, on April 24, 2019, on runway 18.
Please join the Aviation department in congratulating Eiki “Luke” Matsuyoshi ’19 on earning his Private Pilot Certificate. Luke passed his Private Pilot check ride with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019, with his first solo flight on Saturday, December 8th.
Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Alex Oi Moreno ’19 on earning his Private Pilot certificate. Alex passed his Private Pilot check ride with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019.
Please join the Aviation department in congratulating Jinsong “Harold” Zhang ‘19 in earning his solo pilot endorsement. Harold flew solo for the first time on April 9th, 2019, in a Piper Archer PA-28-181 tail number N82746, on runway 18 at Albert Whitted Airport.
At Farragut, our students don’t just excel, they soar. Check out this story from Spectrum Bay News 9 about our amazing Aviation program!