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About FlyingsCool

Our mission is to introduce children and adults to flying using flight simulation and other innovative multi-media tools through classes with hands on experience, educational enrichment programs for schools, and eLearning products for use at home. Our goal is to use the natural fascination people have for flying as a tool for education and entertainment. "Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire." - W.B. Yeats

Flying’sCool! featured in the Westford Patch

Patrick Holloway from the Westford Patch stopped by our Roudenbush Community Ed class last night and posted a story about Flying’sCool! this morning.   Check out the story here. Advertisements

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Great Fun at the Apple Blossom Festival!

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Had a great time at the Apple Blossom Festival today! Loved the parade. It was very impressive.  Thanks to everyone who stopped by the booth today.   Hope to see you in class.  If you didn’t get a chance to sign … Continue reading

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Free Aeronautical Charts

So, you’d like to make your sim flights as realistic as possible by using up to date charts and terminal procedures, or you pilot real planes and are looking for the latest aeronautical charts and airport data?  Well, your friendly FAA … Continue reading

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Posted in Flightsim, Flying Tips | Leave a comment – “Boing! A Landing Safety Tip”

Thought I’d “retweet” this – From Boing! A Landing Safety Tip Notice Number: NOTC2677 When an airplane contacts the ground with a sharp impact it tends to bounce back into the air. The airplane does not bounce like a … Continue reading

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Come see Flying’sCool! at the Westford Apple Blossom Festival, May 14

Flying’sCool will be at the Westford Kiwani Apple Blossom festival on Saturday, May 14, 2011 in Westford Center, Westford, MA. Come on over, take a test flight, and see what Flying’sCool is all about. Our tent will be near the … Continue reading

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It’s Official! – New spring term Flying’sCool classes offered at Roudenbush Community Center, Westford, MA

Saturday classes have been changed. The Saturday Classes will now start on May 21, 2011. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to fly a plane?  Attend Flying’sCool! and see! The Roudenbush Community center in Westford, MA is sponsoring Flying’sCool! … Continue reading

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Cessna C414 Procedures

I was recently going through what people are searching for when they find my blog, and I noticed somebody was looking for Cessna C414 procedures. Well, as I noted previously, one of my favorite things to do in FSX is … Continue reading

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