For more than 30 years, Sooner Flight Academy has worked to inspire Oklahoma’s next generation to become leaders in the aviation industry and in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
We provide a memorable learning experience for students K-12 by encouraging inquiry and exploration. Our hands-on activities are designed to help kids understand more about the world around them through exciting discoveries using math, science and aviation principles.
The OU Sooner Flight Academy inspires Oklahoma’s next generation to become leaders in the aviation industry and in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
We provide a memorable learning experience for students K-12 by encouraging inquiry and exploration with hands-on activities.
Dawn Machalinski - Program Manager
Dawn Machalinski has been with the Sooner Flight Academy (SFA) since 2006. Her role as Program Manager started in January 2018. In addition to her 16 years of summer camps, she has been an integral part of the development and delivery of the field trip and school programs that SFA provides. Dawn has a long history of working with children and youth that includes theater, puppetry, children’s ministry and troubled youth. One of her favorite experiences is her 10 years of homeschooling her own children.
Sooner Flight Academy 2021 Summer Camp Staff
Navigator Rhys walks the older campers through a "bugged" pre-flight. View the album here.