Albuquerque (NM) Charter School Teaches Kids to Fly Planes

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Its official title is the Southwest Aeronautics, Mathematics, and Science Academy, or better known at SAMS.

From the outside, it's like any other school, but inside the education is in a world all its own.

"We're one of five schools in the nation that actually offer kids the opportunity to learn how to fly airplanes," says Scott Glasrud, SAMS Academy administrator.

Of course, before students jump in the plane, they learn the basics here in the classroom at the Academy.

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