The Franconia Soaring Foundation is flying high

The Franconia Soaring Foundation is flying high. The non-profit received more than $23,000 from over 30 donors during NH Gives, a 24-hour online fundraiser for New Hampshire non-profits. Those funds will support FSF’s plans to improve Franconia Airport on Route 116. “We’re the last gliderport in New Hampshire and we’re trying to make sure it survives for future generations,” said FSF director Joe Kwasnik. Plans include the creation of a million-dollar training and operations center, which would allow FSF to host pilot training, educational programs, and more. The seven-year-old organization is in talks with the Hugh J. Gallen Career and Technical Center to establish an Aviation STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program,

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