introduce your kids to the thrill of aviation!
FREE AIRPLANE RIDES FOR KIDS!
You read that correctly, EAA Chapter 79 is
pleased to introduce the miracle of flight to kids ages 8-17 through the
Young Eagles program.
Give your kid a break from today's endless video games and TV shows and give
them something tangible to remember. Right here in the beautiful Inland
Northwest, is a group of volunteer pilots that are eager to share the cockpit
Printable Flyer (PDF, ~1mb)
|Saturday, May 17||Open
|Saturday, June 21||Open
|Saturday, August 2||Open
|Saturday, September 20||Open
Every kid flown will receive a special certificate which is signed by our
Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and First Officer Jeffrey Skiles
, known for their expert handling of their airliner’s emergency landing in the Hudson River in January 2009!
All kids are registered in the
World's Largest Logbook
Young Eagles is a nationwide program created by the
Experimental Aviation Association
, a non-profit
organization dedicated to grass roots aviation.
! In order to be scheduled for a Young Eagles flight
experience, please go to our Sign-up page
your request. You will be contacted by a local EAA volunteer to schedule your
kid(s) for the next event. This is much preferred to walk-ins on the day
of the event. However we will accept walk-ins as long as they arrive early and
we have enough seats.