Cleveland High announces aviation program for students

Students will build their own plane

Tango Flight

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) – Cleveland High School students will be able to take flight next fall.

School officials announce they will offer an aviation program called Tango Flight beginning in August.

They will learn multiple engineering concepts with an emphasis on aviation.

And students will build an actual FAA certified RV-12iS airplane.

Tango Flight will ramp up current flying and STEM programs.

The instructor will be a retired 26 year Air Force veteran and command pilot.

The money for the program came from Bradley Cleveland Public Education Foundation donations.

Dr. Russell Dyer emphasized, “These donations invest in visionary and strategic programs which enable Cleveland City Schools to collaborate with our community toward workplace readiness for our students. The donors recognize the value of this education. They also understand the integrity and strategic planning the CCS staff and educators exercise every day. The Cleveland Board of Education and I are immeasurably grateful for the partnership of BCPEF and the generosity of donors. We thank them for their charitable contributions and for sharing our vision. We cannot wait to see the airplane in flight.”

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