If you happen to’ve at all times had your head within the clouds, now could be your likelihood to achieve new heights.
The Kelowna Flying Membership has taken over the KF Centre for Excellence for a one-day occasion on Saturday to assist a whole lot of aspiring pilots or anybody who has ever been curious concerning the profession can study extra about how they are often authorised for take off.
“Buying your pilot’s licence adjustments you, I can’t outline it past that, it’s an exercise that you simply do the place you’re solely in charge of your destiny,” stated Kelowna Flying Membership board member, David Lindsey.
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Underneath one roof, there are info seminars and cubicles, as nicely a arrange the place youngsters can gas their creativeness by taking a seat within the cockpit of a flying simulator, the place youngsters can see what it will be prefer to fly round Kelowna on the Air Cadets sales space.
Air Cadet graduate and now teacher, David Rojas is without doubt one of the many audio system on the occasions in hopes of inspiring extra folks to enroll.
“I joined the Air Cadets as a result of my grandpa was a pilot within the airforce, and all my life I grew up seeing airplanes and actually needed to get within the air,” stated Rojas.
“I joined Air Cadets obtained my licence, went via the method and I really like each second of it that’s why I’m right here now as an teacher and pilot, to assist youth get their licence and do the identical factor I did.”
On the Okanagan Faculty sales space for the Industrial Aviation Diploma Program, utility booklets and details about this system are being handed out.
“There’s no higher time to change into a pilot, the job alternatives are improbable,” stated Scott Campbell, Southern Inside Flight Centre.
Subsequent up for the Kelowna Flying Membership, members will accomplice with the Canadian House owners and Pilots Affiliation’s Uncover Aviation program this fall. For a day when youngsters can uncover the fun of aviation by getting a journey in a small aircraft.