July 29, 2015

Randy Green

Able Flight’s Class of 2015 To Get Their Wings at EAA AirVenture

  Six new Able Flight pilots will receive their wings at a pinning ceremony on Tuesday, July 21st at 10:30 AM at Boeing Plaza at EAA AirVenture. Special guests will include Aviation Hall of Fame inductee Patty Wagstaff, Able Flight pilot Jessica Cox and AOPA President Mark Baker. The Able Flight Class of 2015 includes Read More

Able Flight pilot Sgt. Adam Kisielewski

Wounded Marine Earns New Pilot’s License

When a door rigged with explosives in Iraq cost Sgt. Adam Kisielewski his left arm at the shoulder and his right leg below the knee, becoming a pilot wasn’t even a dream induced by the painkillers that were soon coursing through his body.  It was August 21, 2005, and for Adam, each minute was a Read More

2015 party #1

Able Flight Annual Benefit A Resounding Success

Over 100 supporters and sponsors of Able Flight joined eight returning pilots in Houston on May 29th to celebrate another year of success and to raise funds for new scholarships. The event was held in the historic 1940 Air Terminal Museum located on Houston’s Hobby Airport. Attending were Able Flight pilots Jessica Scharle,  Eric Ingram, Read More

Randy Green in cockpit of twin

The Amazing Story Of Randy Green

In April, Randy Green passed a check ride to earn his Air Transport Rating, the highest level a pilot can achieve. And though it’s a select group of those who have reached this status, it’s not rare. Except for a man born without hands or feet. Randy’s remarkable aviation career began when his pilot father Read More

John Robinson

Able Flight Class of 2015 Selected

With seven new awards, Able Flight continues to fulfill its mission of providing flight training scholarships for people with disabilities. The 2015 flight training scholarship recipients come from throughout the country and face challenges from a variety of disabilities. This year’s class includes three veterans who were wounded or injured either during service or afterwards, Read More