Calling all Da Vinci students who are interested in learning more about careers in the aviation industry!

We have 3 exciting opportunities coming up for Da Vinci students to learn more about the field of aviation:

  1. Summer Aviation Careers Experience: Da Vinci is hosting a brand-new Summer Aviation Program from June 26-June 30 sponsored by Giving Kids Wings Flight Academy. This program will introduce high school students to aviation careers and teach them the basics of flying an airplane. Spaces are limited; to reserve your spot, click here.
  2. Field trip opportunity: Kollab Youth is hosting an Air Industry Event on Monday, May 22nd. High school students are invited for a field trip with Alaska Airlines to Compton Airport where they will learn from Alaska Airlines pilots about careers in aviation, hear from the CEO of Fly Compton Aero Club, experience flight simulators, and more. Please email Steve Wallis at by Wednesday, May 17 if you are interested in participating in this field trip.
  3. Private Pilot License Scholarship: Through a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration, Sling Pilot Academy is offering a full scholarship (a $16,000 value) to up to 4 Da Vinci Students to complete their private pilot’s license. To qualify, students must be at least 17 years old, be able to start flying soon and finish their training before March 1, 2024. To learn more about this opportunity, please email Steve Wallis at by Wednesday, May 10.