The Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship Fund (a tax-exempt IRS 501 (c)3 charity) honors the late United pilot, Captain Jason Dahl.
He was the captain of United Flight 93 which crashed into a field and not into its intended target on September 11, 2001. And just as Captain Dahl worked to qualify and train United pilots, his scholarship provides tuition for students to attend flight school.
Win an Amazing Ride in a T-6 “Texan” Racer!
Via Captain Denny, The Captain Jason Dahl Scolarship Fund is raffling off a ride in Radial Velocity, a T-6 Texan aircraft.
Radial Velocity was used during World War II as an advanced training aircraft, and now races in the Reno Air Races. In fact, the aircraft won 3rd place in the T-6 class during the races in 2010!
The Reno Air Races take place in Reno, Nevada on September 11th through 15th, 2013. Winners must provide their own transportation to and from Reno.
Last years winners pshuang and Travel & Leisure made this YouTube video of their experience.
How to Enter
To enter the raffle, you must make a donation to the Dahl Scholarship Fund Donation Page. And the more you donate, the greater your chances of winning:
- $25 = 2 Chances
- $50 = 5 Chances
- $100 = 15 Chances
- $200 = 40 Chances
- $300 = 60 Chances
- $400 = 80 Chances
- $500 = 100 Chances
To be eligible, your donation to the Dahl Scholarship Fund must be made via their donation page, by 4:00 PM Mountain Time on September 7, 2013.
To enter, go to the Dahl Scholarship Fund Donation Page, and enter your personal information, then click the “Donate” button at the bottom of the page.
You will be re-directed to PayPal. Enter your donation amount at the top of the page. Then, at the bottom of the page enter your PayPal log-in and password and click “Log In.”
If you do not have a PayPal account already, you can sign up for one here.
To ensure that you get entered into the raffle and FlyerTalk gets credit, click “Add special instructions to recipient” on the next page.
In the text box that appears type “FlyerTalk-” followed by your flyer talk username or none if you don’t have one and just want to donate money.
Click the “Donate” button to be entered for a chance to ride in a T-6 racer and help the Captain Dahl Scholarship Fund!
The Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship raffle is not just a way to experience a piece of World War II aviation history. It is also a chance to remember Captain Dahl while helping students become pilots.