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Kids can take it to the skies!

04 May

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Do you have kids that are ages 8 – 17? Are they interested in flying? Wouldn’t it be cool to have your child experience that “high” in the sky? Well the EAA Young Eagles can help you with that.
The EAA Young Eagles program was launched in 1992 to give interested young people, ages 8 – 17, an opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane.  These flights are offered free of charge and are made possible through the generosity of EAA member volunteers.
Since 1992, more than 1.6 million Young Eagles have enjoyed a flight through the program.  Young Eagles have been registered in more than 90 different countries and have been flown by more than 42,000 volunteer pilots.
Participation is easy.  Click Here to find the closest volunteer pilot.  From there, arrange a convenient time to go flying.  We hope you enjoy a Young Eagles introduction to the exciting world of aviation.  Make sure you come back to visit this web site after your flight to continue exploring the wonderful world of aviation!
So what will your flight be like?
  • pilot will explain what will happen during the flight
  • pilot will help you buckle your seat belt and describe the interior of the airplane, including the instrument panel.
  • Once in the air, you’ll see the earth and sky in a new and exciting way.
  • flights last between 15 and 20 minutes

What is EAA?

  • EAA, the Experimental Aircraft Association, is an international aviation membership association founded in 1953 and headquartered in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. EAA sponsors many aviation education programs including the EAA Young Eagles program.

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