July 28, 2014

Ryan Kelly solo over white  (640 x 427)

Able Flight Pilot Featured on CBS This Morning

Ryan Kelly was serving in  the Army in Iraq when an IED took his right leg below the knee.  During his recovery at Walter Reed he was visited by a pilot who used a prosthetic leg, and that was all the inspiration he needed to use aviation to rebuild his life. He is now a Read More

Chris Sullivan

2014 Scholarships Awarded

It’s a record setting year for Able Flight with nine new scholarships awarded to date. Six of the recipients will soon begin their training at Purdue University’s Department of Aviation Technology, one has completed a career training course, and two others are upgrading their pilot certificates. When they arrive at Purdue on May 20th, the Read More


Big Time In The Big Easy!

Able Flight’s Annual Benefit Party For The Scholarship Fund It’ll be the aviation party of the year when Able Flight pilots and friends meet  for a night of fun, great food and music at the National WWII Museum Friday, May 30th in New Orleans.  Join ten Able Flight pilots and special guest Aviation Hall of Read More

A Kinard with Sky Arrow  for DCG (640 x 427)

Able Flight Receives Grant From Wounded Warrior Project

Able Flight has received a grant in the amount of $45,000 from Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a non-profit veteran service organization whose mission is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. The grant will expand Able Flight’s ability to provide flight training and aviation career training scholarships to injured service members. “We are honored that Able Read More

AF Pilots Group 2 2013 (600 x 400)

Able Flight Pilots Earn Their Wings

They had six weeks of intensive flight and ground training and endured hot and sometimes rainy weather during their training at Purdue University.  From mid-May to July Dennis Akins, Young Choi, Warren Cleary, Deirdre Dacey and Lt. Andrew Kinard  flew an average of twice a day every day that weather allowed. They attended daily ground Read More