The Golden Eagles Flight Team (GEFT), based at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott campus, has won their 10th national championship at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s SAFECON 2016. This competition challenges these young men and women in various events including Pre-Flight Inspections, Navigation, Power-Off Landings, Aircraft Recognition, and many more aeronautical skills.
During the academic year, the Golden Eagle practice for this competition at Ernest A. Love field. The staff and facilities at Prescott Airport provide support for the team to hone their skills.
** Photo credit Alex Johnson, GEFT Assistant Coach