Agenda Item #33
Field Trip for Satellite High School AF JROTC students to fly aboard USAF HC-130 (fixed-wing aircraft) at Patrick AFB, FL.
Each year the AF JROTC students participate in this field trip. Educational objectives include: orientation to aeronautics, aviation equipment and careers, and airborne navigation. Students will be transported from SHS to Patrick AFB, FL via school bus. Students will receive a pre-flight briefing describing the nomenclature, history and mission of the HC-130 as well as safety procedures and equipment. Next, they board the aircraft for a 30-minute flight around the Melbourne/Cape Canaveral area. Students will have lunch at the Patrick Dining Hall and then return to SHS via school bus. The entire trip is funded by the USAF and is at no cost to the District.
Approve the field trip for 18 students to fly on USAF HC-130 aircraft at Patrick AFB, FL.
Information - 3/8/2011
Consent after Information3/22/2011
Authority for Action
Criteria for Field Trips
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Mark Elliott, Principal, Satellite High 779-2000
Dr. Ronald R. Bobay, North Area Superintendent, 269-3826