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Notes from New Orleans is a peek inside the life and culture of the Crescent City.

New Orleans Youth Take Flight With The Golden Eagles

The Golden Eagles
Excite All-Stars campers Nylah Quillens (front), Cassidy Mizette and Kaiden Davis (back) in the cockpit with Golden Eagle and National President of the Black Pilots of America Floyd Miles.

It’s difficult to imagine a career in aviation if the price of an airline ticket is beyond one’s reach. But that’s the situation for many New Orleans families. Today, we’ll hear about a program that works to ensure that New Orleans kids get to experience life above the clouds. NolaVie’s Brian Friedman spoke with one of the pilots that steer the program, Col. Palmer Sullins, Jr., for a look at how they fulfill their mission. 

Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Brian Friedman.

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