May 26, 2015

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

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Able Flight Receives Award

Able Flight has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Flying Magazine Editors’ Choice Award to honor an aviation nonprofit. In their announcement, the magazine wrote: “There is no shortage of organizations using general aviation to effect positive change in the world, and the many that do so on an everyday basis in places Read More

Wings 2014-30

New Able Flight Pilots Get Their Wings

With special guests Patty Wagstaff, famed airshow pilot Alan Henley, and AOPA President Mark Baker there to do the honors,  four new Able Flight pilots received their wings at a July 29th ceremony at EAA AirVenture. Curtis Stanley, Jason Gibson, Ellen Howards and Tim Klemm were on stage in Boeing Plaza before a crowd of Read More

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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