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Red Tail Pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen Honored with Monument at Orlando Science Center November 11

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Mayor Buddy Dyer, District 3 City Commissioner Robert F. Stuart and Vision of Flight to Attend Historic Unveiling ORLANDO (October 7, 2013) – On Monday, November 11, Mike McKenzie, founder of Vision of Flight, hopes to give some long overdue recognition to a group of African-American WWII fighter pilots. Known as the Red Tail Pilots, […]

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Embry-Riddle and Vision Of Flight Hold Discussions

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Today, Vision Of Flight and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) initiated discussions to work together, allowing Vision Of Flight to become a branch of ERAU’s Aeronautical Science program. This program would enable our students to study and complete ACTUAL ERAU courses (taught by ERAU professors), while in high school, enabling them to enter college with an […]

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Vision Of Flight Featured on www.SkilledPilots.com

Vision Of Flight has been featured on the aviation directory and resume site, www.skilledpilots.com.  This site’s goal is to get the most exposure possible for aviation businesses and pilot resumes.  Be sure to follow them on Twitter and you can view the listing HERE!

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Vision of Flight to Host 2nd FLY DAY

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We are currently accepting students to attend our next FLY DAY, which will be announced over the next week.  Our inaugural FLY DAY was held at Traxair (formerly Air Orlando), which consisted of ground instruction, aircraft familiarization, simulator time, and an actual plane ride around Orlando, FL.  Some of our students were even treated to an additional […]

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Fantasy of Flight Trip a Success

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On Saturday (Feb. 9, 2013), Vision of Flight transported 9 students to Fantasy of Flight for the “Legends & Legacies” event, including appearances by the Tuskegee/Red Tail Pilots.  Our students received the VIP treatment and were allowed backstage to personally meet multiple Red Tail Pilots AND Mr. Barrington Irving (the youngest person to fly around […]

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Vision of Flight Heads to Fantasy of Flight

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This coming weekend (Feb. 9, 2013), Vision of Flight will head to Fantasy of Flight in Lakeland, Florida.  We will be attending the event “Legends & Legacies…Bringing the Past to the Present.”  Our students will attend free admission and transportation to and from the event and will be immersed in aviation history, culture, and principles; […]

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Vision of Flight Awards Student

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On Friday (January 4, 2012), Vision of Flight was in attendance for the Orlando Christian Flying Club’s monthly social at Sanford Airport’s South East Ramp.  With an incredible turnout (even though it was raining), we decided to hold a raffle and awarded a pair of David Clark headsets and a Jeppesen Private Pilot Kit. We […]

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French Embassy To Honor Tuskegee/Red Tail Pilots

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Vision of flight recently learned that the French Embassy will be honoring 11 Tuskegee/Red Tail Pilots for their service and dedication during WWII.  What is so humbling is that they will be doing so at the Vision of Flight Tuskegee/Red Tail Monument dedication, right here in Orlando, Florida.  Talk about an honor!

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Jonathan Strickland “Aviator Trailblazer”

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Jonathan is the youngest pilot to fly both an airplane and a helicopter, setting six aviation world records in the process.  On his 18th birthday, he received his commercial pilot license and has recently received his private instructor license. Follow Jonathan’s progress by clicking HERE  and visit his Facebook page HERE

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Will Fly For Food

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Have you ever wondered or dreamed of a career as a pilot?  Check out this website www.WillFlyForFood.com for all of the starting salaries, interview techniques, and job prospect information.

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