National Flight Academy Invites Families to Explore the USS AMBITION

From: Malerie Shelton
Naval Aviation Museum Foundation
(850) 453-2389 
The National Flight Academy to host an open house on Wednesday, May 1

April 29, 2019, Pensacola, Fla.—The National Flight Academy (NFA) will host an open house on Wednesday, May 1, at 1 p.m. Families are invited to explore AMBITION and learn about America’s premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) educational facility.

The open house is free to the public and tours begin on the hour starting at 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. The NFA offers one of the most exciting and immersive learning experiences in the world, inspiring students in an aviation-themed adventure aboard a simulated land-locked aircraft carrier.

Guests will experience a glimpse of what is to be expected as an Ambition eXperimental Pilot (AXP) during a week aboard the carrier. The open house will provide families the chance to tour mess deck, berthing spaces, learning hubs and Hangar Bay equipped with the X-12B Triad simulators. NFA staff and Chiefs will be on hand to talk about the programs and answer questions. Please call 850-453-2389 or email to reserve a spot.

The National Flight Academy is located at 1 Fetterman Way, adjacent to the National Naval Aviation Museum on Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Florida. Please be advised that all guests coming aboard NAS Pensacola must present valid identification for entry to the Air Station. All unescorted visitors to the National Flight Academy who do not possess valid DoD identification will be required to enter NAS Pensacola via the West gate, located at 1878 South Blue Angel Parkway.


About the National Flight Academy
The National Flight Academy, located aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola in Pensacola, Florida, is designed to address the serious concerns of declining Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills and standards in our country. The Academy’s mission is to inspire students who subsequently return to their parent schools and seek out the more challenging courses in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
The NFA is a self-supporting, tuition-based educational program. We welcome support from individuals, corporations and foundations for both our scholarship program and general operation funds. The National Flight Academy, a program of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation Inc., is authorized but not endorsed or funded by the U.S. Navy or U.S. Government.
For more information about the National Flight Academy, visit or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Please contact Malerie Shelton, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, via email at for more information.
No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.