Touted as the ACE Maker Raffle for the Ultimate Aviation Vacation, participants have a chance to win free admission and parking to SUN ‘n FUN 2017, plus airfare, hotel accommodations and attraction tickets for the week courtesy of Experience Kissimmee.
The winner also gets to take the controls and fly a World War II P-51 Mustang while sharing the cockpit with Lee Lauderback, renowned pilot and president and CEO of Stallion 51. [Read more…]
Ben Rayl of Loudonville, Ohio, will soon fly a piece of World War II history. Mercy Flight Southeast drew Rayl’s winning raffle ticket for a chance to fly a P-51 Mustang.
Stallion 51 had donated the experience flying its P-51 “Crazy Horse” to raise money for Mercy Flight Southeast, which provides free air transportation to adults and children who need to get to far-from-home medical care. [Read more…]
The raffle drawing winner will be announced April 10 at the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-in and Expo in Lakeland, Florida. The winner does not have to be present to win.
Proceeds from the raffle drawing benefit Mercy Flight Southeast, which provides free air transportation to far-from-home medical appointments. [Read more…]
Stallion 51’s Mustang assistant crew chief Kris Riel was recently sworn into the US Navy by AvDoc 51’s Dr. W.T. Busch. Dr. Busch is a retired Navy captain who was a Naval Aviator and flight surgeon from 1976 through 2005 before joining Stallion 51 as Senior FAA Medical Examiner.
Kris will continue on at Stallion 51 until he reports to Officer Candidate School in Newport, R.I., on Oct. 12 for his 12-week training program before reporting to Pensacola Naval Air Station for flight training.
Stallion 51 teamed up with Mercy Flight Southeast to raise funds for the volunteer pilot organization by raffling a flight in Stallion 51’s Mustang. Hundreds of people from all over the country bought tickets hoping to win a hands-on orientation flight. The winner was announced at SUN ’n FUN. Angel Flight South Central Volunteer Pilot Jim Penn from Fort Worth, Texas, was that lucky winner.