Jones Family Foundation Gift to Expand Middle Georgia State University Flight Training in Macon

Middle Georgia State University’s flight education program at the Macon Downtown Airport is getting two additional airplanes thanks to the generosity of the Charles H. Jones Family Foundation. The foundation’s $800,000 gift will allow Middle Georgia State University (MGA) to purchase two single-engine Piper Archers, as well as two replacement engines, and put them into service as of spring 2020.  The new aircraft will allow twice as many student pilots to pursue their flight education bachelor’s degree program at Macon Downtown Airport – increasing the number of MGA Aviation students at the facility from 60 to 120.

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