Family Fun! Learning Something New

Young Eagle: Take to the Skies!

January 2, 2019

Your wanna-be-pilot can take to the skies in a free, introductory flight expereince on the second Saturday of each month. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 242 Palmetto Sport Aviation offers an experience in general aviation which includes a 20 minute flight with local volunteer pilot.

All experienced and first time fliers are welcome, and parents can snap photos during the flight!

Kids will get to inspect the interior and exterior of the plan, receive instruction on operation of the aircraft door, safety belts, and instrument panels. In addition, they’ll have the opportunity to review a real aeronautical map!

The pilot may even let your kiddo take over the controls themselves!

The EAA has flown of 10,000 Young Eagles, and strives to encourage youngsters into the world of aviation.

Lessons begin at 9 am, and accommodate children from ages 8 – 17. For more info, visit the website here.

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