Hands-on aviation camp spurs new company

For the 11th year students attending the “Cleared For Take-Off” Aviation Education Camp at Alexandria Airport in Pittstown, N.J., spent a week in a “living laboratory” getting hands on lessons in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

The camp’s proven curriculum is now one of the offerings of a new company, Take Flight Solutions.

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WinnAero helps kids soar to new heights

Students attending Winnaero’s ACE Academy located at Laconia Airport in Gilford, N.H., learn the fundamentals of aviation from Project Director Dan Caron.  Photo courtesy Winnaero

By CAROL LEE ANDERSON

In just over a year, the Aviation & Aerospace Education Center at Winnipesaukee, known as WinnAero, has blossomed from being just one man’s idea into a well-organized and progressive non-profit organization.

Based at Laconia Airport (LCI) on the picturesque shores of Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire, WinnAero is the brainchild of Bill Seed, a retired attorney and self-starter who became entranced with the Iowa Children’s Museum exhibit, “Take Flight,” which spotlights the science of aviation.

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