Have you always dreamed of being in a fighter jet or vintage airplane? Or wished you could fly an airline simulator?
Million Mile Secrets reader, Captain Denny, wrote to tell me about the Captain Jason Dahl scholarship fund and their Night at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum Gala in Denver. And how this fundraiser gives you the chance to have fun and do good at the same time.
This event will be held on September 11, 2015. It’s a great cause, which provides scholarships to college aviation students.
But you don’t have to attend the event to contribute to this terrific cause!
Who’s Captain Jason Dahl?
Jason Dahl was the captain flying United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001.
It’s believed Captain Dahl and other passengers were able to subdue the attackers and prevent the plane from flying into the US Capitol Building.
His family has created a scholarship in his name, which funds students who are pursuing a career as a pilot.
Night at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum
Link: Night at the Museum Gala
The Jason Dahl scholarship fund is holding a special event at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum in Denver on September 11, 2015. Students will receive their aviation scholarships at this event.
Tickets are $93 per person or $175 per couple and the night will include:
- Open cockpit time – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Early arrivals can get a photo while seated in an F-111 Aardvark or A-7 Corsair II!
- Silent Auction – 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
- Live Auction for a ride in a World War II P-51 Mustang
- Live Auction for time in a United Airlines simulator
- Cash bar – 6:00 pm
- Dinner – 7:00 to 8:00 pm
- Speaker hour – 8:00 to 9:00 pm
- Band and dancing – 9:00 pm
Can’t Make It to the Gala?
You can still donate!
Join the “Just a Dollar“ campaign by donating as little as $1. And you check the box under “Make This Recurring” to automatically make the same contribution each month.
The Captain Jason Dahl scholarship funds college aviation students. On September 11, 2015, they’re holding a Gala at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver to announce the scholarship recipients.
The night will include viewing the air exhibits, dinner, special speakers, and an auction to win time in a P-51 Mustang and United Airlines simulator. Tickets are $93 per person or $175 for couples.
If you can’t make it to Denver for the event, you can still donate as little as $1 to this great cause!