Auburndale residente Abbie Kellett ha sido alrededor de aviación toda su vida con la carrera de su padre que se centra en la restauración de aviones de la I Guerra Mundial. Tuvo oportunidades para volar con frecuencia cuando ella era joven, así que cuando ella escuchó acerca de la beca de la escuela de vuelo SUN ' n FUN, saltó a la oportunidad. Comenzó a entrenar en 2013 y completa certificación de piloto privada, endoso del multi-engine, y la rueda de cola aprobación dentro de 11 months.

Abbie is currently a junior majoring in communications at the University of West Florida in Pensacola. She has accumulated approximately 250 hours of flight time and is currently working toward her instrument rating.

“I plan on making a career out of aviation,” said Abbie. “My ultimate goal is to have the opportunity to use my flying abilities as a means to aid other people and have considered such opportunities as the United States Coast Guard, the National Parks Service, and the Kenyan Wildlife Service.”