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EAA Young Eagles

Introducing Flight to Young People

For more information, please contact the EAA www.eaachapter237.org


Free airplane rides for young people ages 8 - 17 

What it is: The Experimental Aircraft Associationís Young Eagles program was created to welcome young people to the world of aviation. Its mission is to provide a safe and meaningful flight experience to young people, ages 8 to 17. Each Young Eagle will experience the exhilaration of flight with a dedicated pilot who donates his airplane and time to provide these orientation rides. Check out www.youngeagles.org on the web.

Young Eaglesí flights are completed for this year and we flew more than 250 young people!!  Continue to watch this page for the next year's schedule, which should be in place by the end of this year.

Where: The American Wings Air Museum located at the Anoka County Airport in Blaine near the control tower.

Directions: I 35W North to Highway 10 westbound, exit at Airport Road. Turn right off of exit then take first right onto airport property. Take a left at the stop sign and go all the way to the end of the road.

Highway 65 to Hwy 10 turn right (eastbound) take first exit, Airport Road. Turn left going over Hwy 10 and take first right at bottom of hill onto airport property. Take a left at the stop sign and go all the way to the end.

Sign Up: E-Mail (preferred) or call with your child's name, date and time that you would like to schedule. E-mail: eaap51@aol.com Phone: 763 420-6077.

Show up: Show up at the museum 30 minutes prior to your flight to fill out parent consent form and for some preflight training. A signed parent consent form is required. The flight will last about 20 minutes.

If the Weather is questionable call the museum at 763-786-4146.

The museum will be open for viewing during these programs.

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