Bruce Haffner flies special 'Sky Kids'

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by Catherine Holland

azfamily.com

Posted on April 17, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 17 at 3:59 PM

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Bruce Haffner and several other Valley pilots teamed up to gives some special kids -- Sky Kids -- an amazing adventure over the weekend.

Sky Kids offers kids with special needs the unique opportunity to go up with Valley pilots and experience what it's like to fly.

About 80 kids and 20 pilots, including Haffner, took part in Sky Kids' first Fly Day, and everybody had an incredible time.

“This is a life changing event for these kids and they’ll remember it forever,” Bill Antonucci, founder of Sky Kids, a 501c(3) charity, told the Arizona Aviation Journal.

Sky Kids relies on volunteers, donations and sponsors to run free events like Saturday's Fly Day.

For more information on Sky Kids visit SkyKidsAZ.org.

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