Michigan Expansion 2022

Join us at our partner locations for STEM Flights Michigan events in August 2022. This experience is FREE for students, STEM and Aviation career resources are provided  after the event.  See event locations and details below.  Local press will be invited and students may be interviewed about their experiences.  For more information please email carley@stemflights.org.  

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Thursday, August 18th at YIP (Willow Run) Airport Ypsilanti, Michigan from 12-4PM.  This joint event with Eastern Michigan University Aviation students and Crosswinds Aviation will highlight the pathways from STEM Flight experience to Crosswinds Flight Training to Eastern Michigan University Aviation program. 

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Friday, August 19th at AZO (Kalamazoo) from 9 AM - 12 PM.  STEM Flights will be onsite with Pilot Mentors during Air Zoo's Aviation Day. 

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Saturday, August 20th at BIV (Holland) from 8 AM - 3 PM for the CareAffaire and Runway 5K with Flight Path, Wings of Mercy and Western Michigan Regional Airport.

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Sunday, August 21st at KDUH(Ottawa Lake) from 9AM - 12PM to introduce local students to STEM Flights and the fantastic flight training opportunities at Suburban Aviation. 

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STEM Flights is a national nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that provides Middle & High School aged kids with customized aviation education and flight experiences to facilitate learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Our mission is to inspire America’s youth to pursue STEM & aviation careers.

 

STEM Flights uses the cockpit of an aircraft to introduce STEM education and career paths to young adults. Volunteer Pilot Mentors are paired with a student (& guardian) through our website application. Once approved, Students select a STEM Mission in advance and are required to complete mission related studies prior to the flight experience. Pilot Mentors fly STEM Missions for individual students. Once a student has completed a STEM Flight, they will receive " STEM Flight Following" mentoring and career pathway guidance.

 

We are currently seeking Pilot Mentors & Student applications and educational & non-profit partners. Together we can get more students flying in Michigan! Our program is privately funded and there is no cost to the student. Pilot Mentors donate aircraft and flight time to the student mission. Learn more at www.stemflights.org or contact carley@stemflights.org for more information.