Mar Yvette Is Out And About, And The Sky's The Limit - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Mar Yvette Is Out And About, And The Sky's The Limit

Posted: Updated:
Compton, CA -

Mar Yvette is out and about this morning. She's at a special place in Compton...Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum.

Did you know there is a museum in Compton where inner city kids as young as 8 years old are learning how to fly? Much more than a museum, TAM is a grassroots nonprofit bringing aviation history to life and empowering the dreams of youth to take flight in South Los Angeles.

It was started by former businessman and pilot Robin Petgrave 13 years ago and currently has 1,000+ (ages 8-21) in its flight program. Kids do everything from answer phones, do their homework, get tutored, tutor others and clean in order to earn "museum dollars" to redeem for the flight program.

Today, hundreds of former TAM students have gone on to careers in aviation, engineering, math and science.

RELATED LINK:

Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum Official Website

  • The Latest From Good Day LAMore>>

  • Kara Griffin: Bari Studio Workout

    Kara Griffin: Bari Studio Workout

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:37:57 GMT
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Today Kara Griffin and Michelle Pellizzon are with Maria and Araksya introducing Bari Studio, once only available in New York City's posh Tribeca area - this intense hybrid, full-body workout recently opened their first West Coast location in Newport Beach.
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Today Kara Griffin and Michelle Pellizzon are with Maria and Araksya introducing Bari Studio, once only available in New York City's posh Tribeca area - this intense hybrid, full-body workout recently opened their first West Coast location in Newport Beach.
  • Mark Feuerstein: The Writers Balancing The Light And The Dark

    Mark Feuerstein: The Writers Balancing The Light And The Dark

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:27:40 GMT
    Mark is an American actor, who is best known for his main role as Dr. Henry "Hank" Lawson in USA Network's series, Royal Pains. It airs its sixth season finale Tuesday night, September 2nd.
    Mark is an American actor, who is best known for his main role as Dr. Henry "Hank" Lawson in USA Network's series, Royal Pains. It airs its sixth season finale Tuesday night, September 2nd.
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti: We Need To Make Sure People Have Enough To Spend For The Economy

    Mayor Eric Garcetti: We Need To Make Sure People Have Enough To Spend For The Economy

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:21:24 GMT
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage. Garcetti on Monday announced a proposal hike from the current $9 per hour to $13.25 in 2017.
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage. Garcetti on Monday announced a proposal hike from the current $9 per hour to $13.25 in 2017.
  • Good Day LA FeaturesGood Day LA FeaturesMore>>

  • Kara Griffin: Bari Studio Workout

    Kara Griffin: Bari Studio Workout

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:37:57 GMT
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Today Kara Griffin and Michelle Pellizzon are with Maria and Araksya introducing Bari Studio, once only available in New York City's posh Tribeca area - this intense hybrid, full-body workout recently opened their first West Coast location in Newport Beach.
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Today Kara Griffin and Michelle Pellizzon are with Maria and Araksya introducing Bari Studio, once only available in New York City's posh Tribeca area - this intense hybrid, full-body workout recently opened their first West Coast location in Newport Beach.
  • Rachel Zalis: Five Fall Fashion Trends

    Rachel Zalis: Five Fall Fashion Trends

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:06:26 GMT

    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] It's Labor Day, which marks the time you can officially start thinking about your Fall wardrobe. Style Expert Rachel Zalis stopped by to share five of the hottest trends to be on the lookout for this season.

    It's Labor Day, which marks the time you can officially start thinking about your Fall wardrobe. Style Expert Rachel Zalis stopped by to share five of the hottest trends to be on the lookout for this season.

  • Labor Day BBQ From New Dining Spot: Holy Cow BBQ

    Labor Day BBQ From New Dining Spot: Holy Cow BBQ

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:34:29 GMT
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] For our Labor Day BBQ festivities we enlisted the help of the new Holy Cow restaurant in Brentwood for a preview of what's to come when they open their doors on September 9th.
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] For our Labor Day BBQ festivities we enlisted the help of the new Holy Cow restaurant in Brentwood for a preview of what's to come when they open their doors on September 9th.
Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices