Congratulations to Sanford Middle School's Mr. Joseph Oliver! He has been named the 2013 Ray Lien Award recipient for his excellence in aerospace education. The selection committee was extremely impressed with the outstanding work he is doing to promote aerospace education at Sanford Middle School. He will receive the award on Saturday, April 13 during the annual Sun 'n Fun Aerospace Educators' Workshop at the Buehler Center on the campus of Sun ' Fun Fly In and the FL Air Museum in Lakeland, FL.
Congratulations again Mr. Oliver!
Flight Sim Videos
University of Florida Aeronautics Field Trip
Aeronautics teacher Joseph Oliver's interview of Captain Derrick Baxter of American Airlines.
Tour of the Aeronautics classroom
Aeronautics Music Video
Aviation students are taught directly from the FAA's aviation database. Academics include a rigorous course of aerodynamics, aircraft systems, flight instruments, regulations, airport procedures and operations, weather services, aircraft performance, navigation and communication procedures. Upon completion of the course, students will have gained enough knowledge to pass the FAA's private pilot written test. In addition, our Beech Bonanza flight simulator is used to enhance practical flight skills. The students get to practice takeoff's straight and level flight, turns, climbs, descents, instrument interpretation, landings, traffic pattern operations and navigation.
Field trips include:
Comair Aviation Academy where students get to fly on state of the art simulators, preflight Cessna 172 and tour the Comair facility
Deland Airport for a free flight via the FAA's Young Eagles Program
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Postal address Sanford Middle School 1700 French Avenue Sanford FL, 32771
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