L3 Airline Academy Honors Women Aviators with New Scholarship Program

SANFORD, Fla. (February 26, 2016) – Committed to making the dreams of its aviation students a reality, L3 Airline Academy recently announced its new Women Aviators Scholarship program which is designed to offer assistance to deserving women with the potential to make a positive impact on the aviation industry based on their demonstrated talent, passion and skills. Recipients May Earn Up To $10,000 To Apply Toward Professional Pilot Certification.

“Through the L3 Airline Academy Women Aviators Scholarship program, qualified recipients can receive up to $10,000 to apply toward their tuition for our Professional Pilot Program,” explains President and General Manager, L3 Airline Academy Hank Coates. “Our female instructors and students continue to make impressive contributions to the aviation field including participation in the Air Race Classic, a race dedicated to preserving and promoting the tradition of pioneering women in aviation. This scholarship program is just one more step in our on-going effort to support and bring specific awareness to women in aviation, while we also address the industry’s immediate need for skilled, professional pilots.”

Additionally, L3 Airline Academy recently launched the High School Senior Merit Scholarship program to support the development of future generations of professional pilots. The program, which is currently accepting applications through April 11, 2016, recognizes students who wish to pursue advanced training in the aviation industry and includes two $35,000 tuition awards for new professional pilot cadets.

Provisions and eligibility requirements for all L3 Airline Academy scholarships are available at www.afa.edu. For additional information, contact the admissions department at 407-330-7020 or via email at admissions@afa.edu.

“Our robust scholarship program is an important example of how L3 Airline Academy remains a proud industry partner, dedicated to providing the global airline community diverse, safe and reliable pilots that earn their wings based on the highest standards and merits,” Coates added.

About L3 Airline Academy
Originally established in 1989 and based at the Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), L3 Airline Academy is the only flight school originally owned and operated by airlines Comair Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Today, under the name of L3 Airline Academy , the rich history of professional pilot training continues with flight training courses approved by the FAA under 14 CFR Part 141 and specialized flight training under 14 CFR Part 61.

L3 Airline Academy is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and provides a professional flight training environment based on sophisticated airline standards. The Academy has been recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration with the Diamond Award of Excellence for its dedication to quality, safety, reliability and performance.
In its 27 years of operation, L3 Airline Academy has provided more than 2 million hours of flight instruction to more than 7,000 pilots and issued more than 20,000 certificates, while growing its reputation as one of the safest, most reliable flight academies in the world.

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