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Mom Moment captured at AFRS Det. 1's AIM HIGH Flight Academy

A student from the Air Force's AIM HIGH Flight Academy calls his mom after his first solo flight. The academy is an effort by the Air Force Recruiting Services to expose our nation’s youth to a career in aviation. Selected students are immersed in a three-week course pushing them to being able to fly solo as the capstone effort.

MONGOMERY, Ala. -- A student from the Air Force's AIM HIGH Flight Academy calls his mom after his first solo flight. The academy is an effort by the Air Force Recruiting Services to expose our nation’s youth to a career in aviation. Selected students are immersed in a three-week course pushing them to being able to fly solo as the capstone effort.