Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission
6:27 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Aerospace And Aviation Organizations Receive Grant Money

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission has awarded $57,500 to several organizations in the Oklahoma City metro area that teach youth about aerospace and aviation.

Plane Flown By Tuskegee Airmen In WWII
Credit Tony's Place / Flickr.com

Aerospace America was awarded $25,000 to help support the Star Spangled Salute Air Show scheduled in June at Tinker Air Force Base and the Charles B. Hall Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen located in Oklahoma City was awarded $5,000 for their summer aerospace camp.

The KISS Institute for Practical Robotics in Norman was awarded $12,500 for its Botball Education Robotics Program; the Oklahoma Foundation of Excellence was awarded $5,000 for the Aerospace Education and Industry Partnership Day; and Rose State College in Midwest City will receive $10,000 for its Aerospace Flight Camp.

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