Location: Stewart Elementary School, Burrell School District —2880 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, PA 15068
Flight Director: Brian Colgan
Crew Complement: 17
Plan a Visit: The IKS Buccaneer is based at Stewart Elementary in Burrell School District. It primarily flies missions for the district’s 4th-5th grade students, but it will welcome visitors from other grades, districts, and groups from the community. Please stay tuned to our blog for updates.
Launch Date: January 27, 2015
History: The IKS Buccaneer is made possible by the generous support of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit.
Recent Happenings at the IKS Buccaneer
IKS Buccaneer Emerges from Drydock with a Major Upgrade
This just in—we’ve Received a communique from the IKS Buccaneer stating that they’ve just emerged from drydock after having undergone an extensive upgrade to its systems. Let’s take a look at the results! When first approaching the ship, crew members will…
Mission simulator offers Penn Hills students lessons in teamwork, independence
Over the past few weeks Jamie Martines, a reporter at the Tribune-Review, paid several of our simulators in the Pittsburgh area a visit. Check out the great article she wrote about us! Fifteen crew members were at their stations aboard…
December 2016 Community of Practice Meeting
The space between Christmas and New Years provides a rare reprieve from the standard whirlwind of life—which gives us a bit of time to write about our most recent Community of Practice meeting. Earlier last week, moments before kicking off Winter…