Georgetown Engineering RV-12 Build

$47,398 of $80,000 goal

Raised by 104 people in 25 months
We need YOUR HELP to build an Airplane! Will you #HelpUs Fly?

Tango Flight is working in conjunction with Georgetown ISD and Project Lead the Way to provide High School students with a unique, once in a lifetime opportunity.

As part of their regular school day, students are taking a college based Aerospace Engineering class, getting hands on exposure at numerous local Aviation related businesses, and participating in the build of a Vans RV-12 Light sport Aircraft.

Thanks to some generous folks, we have been able to purchase the first build kits for the airplane. The kids have already started construction!  Check out our Tango Flight Facebook Page for lots of pictures and updates of our progress.

Our goal is to complete the plane and have it flying before the end of the school year (May 2017). However, we need to finish funding the plane, and we need to get the funds secured as soon as possible.

The objective for the program is to build a plane every school year.  We would like to have one plane flying and one plane under construction for each class.  After completing the second plane, we intend to sell the first plane to fund the build of a third plane.  Using this model, the program should become self-funding, providing hundreds of students the ability to learn about aviation through this exceptional immersion approach.

Check out the AOPA article about our program!
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We have a brand new video up on our GoFundMe page! Now that we're almost half way to our goal, we need to ramp up our efforts to reach the finish line.

Please watch the video to learn more about why this program is so important. We would greatly appreciate it if you could share our GoFundMe page with your network.

Thanks for your continued support of our project.
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Last update for 2016.

We had several build days over the Christmas break, and it was incredible the amount of work the kids and mentors got done!

Please take a few minutes to check out the facebook page, lots of pictures of the great work the kids and mentors are doing, and of course it's not too late to make avast minute donation!
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We are on the Austin news!

Check out the really great video of our program and build progress that KVUE Austin ran about our program today!

http://www.kvue.com/news/local/high-school-students-build-airplane/359766272
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Just a bump so you don't forget about us!

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving

The kids will be back to plane building on Monday after a week off, and on Wednesday 11/30 the district has invited a bunch of media folks out to see the program!.
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$47,398 of $80,000 goal

Raised by 104 people in 25 months
Created October 26, 2016
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