Friday, June 15, 2012

PR: Flying Musicians receive Grant from Wolf Aviation Fund

June 15, 2012: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association is proud to accept a partial grant from the Wolf Aviation Fund for Focus on the Future, a joint venture with

The Flying Musicians Association has received a partial grant from the Wolf Aviation Fund to grow Focus on the Future, a student program held at the Global Pilot Career Conference & Job Fairs and the Regional Airline Pilot Job Fairs around the country.  John Zapp, co-founder of FMA, said, “We are grateful for the Wolf Fund grant and will continue to search for additional funding of this worthwhile program.  FMA is positive others will step up to support Focus on the Future once they see the benefit to youth and the future of aviation.”

Focus on the Future sessions are for aspiring aviators.  If you're a future pilot and actively looking for an aviation university or flight school, attend the conference for free and meet with representatives from the best schools in the U.S. Learn from the pros about the projected need for new pilots, financing your education or flight training and developing a rational career plan.  Parents, guardians, and school counselors are welcome to attend with the student and should also register.  Register for the June 30th Chicago event at Two round trip tickets on Delta Airlines are being raffled to students who register.

About Wolf Aviation Fund:
The Wolf Aviation Fund was established in the wills of Alfred L. and Constance C. Wolf. Its activities are supervised by a board of trustees, aided by a council of advisors and a team of consultants.  "The Foundation shall promote and support the advancement of personal air transportation by seeking and funding the most promising individuals and worthy projects which advance the field of general aviation; by increasing the public's knowledge of aviation through publications, seminars, and other information media; by informing the aviation and scientific community of the existence and purpose of the Fund; and by soliciting and receiving feedback concerning Foundation-supported projects."

About the Flying Musicians Association:
The Flying Musicians Association, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation that took off in 2009 by blending two passions: flying and music.  FMA members have been very busy providing music at major aviation events, creating college chapters, while inspiring youth (& adults) to consider the aviation industry as a vocation or avocation.  The mission of the organization: “Pilot Musicians sharing their passion while encouraging and educating youth (& adults) in the science and art of aeronautics and music.”

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