Tiger Flight Foundation news

Thank you Rep. Loudermilk!

July 18, 2017 — U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) has been an enthusiastic TigerFlight supporter for many years. We thank him for his encouragement and support of the TigerFlight mission. Here is a recent picture of Rep. Loudermilk in his Washington, D.C., office:

TigerFlight pilots ‘Fly-In’ at Calhoun

June 28, 2017 — The many advantages of attending an air show or fly-in close to home were on display, just as much as the muscle cars, on June 17. Tiger Flight wheeled Alon A2s out of home field hangar in Rome, Georgia. Pilots Cataldo, DeHart, Gillam and Hafner climbed into the cockpits in coordinated unison, fired up, ran […]

TigerFlight profiled in TV news segment during Robins Air Show

October 4, 2016 — TigerFlight recently participated in the Thunder Over Georgia air show at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins. Local news station 13WMAZ did a great profile on our group. Check it out:

Glenwood Elementary Kindergarten Visits TigerFlight

November 7, 2015 — Friday, November 6th, 2015, TigerFlight hosted 126 Glenwood Elementary Kindergarten students at Richard Russell Airport in Rome.  TigerFlight members, Jeanne Wright, Phil Cataldo, Janice Hudson, and David Wright, provided presentations on aircraft and how they fly, pilots and how they are trained, and the airport environment including runways, taxiway, terminal building, and hangers.  The presentations and the trip to […]

TigerFlight Receives $10,000 AOPA Grant

February 16, 2015 — David Wright wants Rome and Floyd County students to have a flight plan for life and with the help of a $10,000 grant TigerFlight Foundation just received, he’s ready to help them create one. Wright is president and CEO of TigerFlight, a nonprofit educational foundation based at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport. He has been […]

TigerFlight receives AllState grant

April 30, 2014 — The Allstate Foundation has honored Rome Allstate Insurance Agent Mike Britton by awarding a $1,000 Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Grant to TigerFlight Foundation based at Rome’s Richard B. Russell Regional Airport,Rome. The grant comes as a result of Britton’s ongoing volunteer efforts on behalf of TigerFlight, and is intended to benefit TigerFlight operational […]

Examiner.com profiles TigerFlight

October 9, 2013 — Examiner.com reporter Charles Atkeison recently visited Richard B. Russell Airport to learn about TigerFlight. His article was published today. Here’s an excerpt: During an October visit, this aerospace reporter arrived at Russell Airport in time to see three orange with black tiger stripes Alon A-2 Aircoupes aircraft soar across the blue morning sky. On board each […]