Dash for a Cure

The Story Continues ...
The Pilots
CarolAnn Garratt lives at a fly-in community near Ocala, Florida. Carol Foy lives at a fly-in community near Austin, Texas. CarolAnn and her Mooney flew around the world in 2003, see previous trip. Carol won the 2006 Air Race Classic in a Mooney Ovation, see www.airraceclassic.org.

They each bring something to this effort besides the passion for aviation and love of flying Mooney airplanes. The pilots and their Mooney airplanes are pictured here. Although they each own one, they'll be flying around the world in CarolAnn's Mooney.
Connection with ALS
CarolAnn lost her Mother to ALS in 2002.

Carol has a family member who was diagnosed with ALS in 2007.
More about the Pilots
CarolAnn Garratt, Ocala, FL

CarolAnn is a former manager with a Fortune 500 company.

She earned her private pilot license in 1978 and her instrument rating in 1980. In 1996, she completed her commercial license and bought a Mooney in 2000.

After her mother suffered and died from ALS, she flew around the world in 2003 to raise awareness and donations for ALS. To date, her speaking engagements and book about the flight, Upon Silver Wings, have raised $80,000 for ALS research.

Not content to just fly, CarolAnn built her first plane in 2006. Today she owns and flies three different aircraft. She flies over 400 hours a year including flying students with the EAA Young Eagles program, the sick and needy with Angel Flights and instructing cadets with the Civil Air Patrol.

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Carol Foy, Spicewood, TX

Carol contributes the speed component to the partnership.

Carol's active interest in flying began when her airline pilot husband bought a Mooney airplane. After several flights, it occurred to her that she should probably learn to land the plane. During the first few lessons, she fell in love with aviation and after two years of flying she acquired her commercial, multi-engine and instrument ratings.

In 1991, she entered the Air Race Classic (ARC), an all female cross country air race. A new passion was born, and in 2006, she won the 2478 mile ARC race.

Carol has recently added her flight instructor's license and multi-engine and instrument instructor ratings to her accomplishments. She is currently introducing students to the joy of flight and is a contract pilot in King Air aircraft and a small jet.

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