|

Young Eagles flight rally Aug. 11 in Stow

Stow – All those between ages 8 to 17 will have a chance to take to the skies Saturday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., as EAA Chapter 196 hosts a Young Eagles flight rally at Minute Man Airfield, 302 Boxboro Rd., Stow.

Registration takes place next to Nancy's Airfield Café, where you can enjoy a nice breakfast or lunch before or after the airplane ride. Pilots at the event will also explain more about their airplanes, allowing young people to discover how airplanes work and how pilots ensure safety is the prime concern before every flight.

The rally is part of the EAA Young Eagles Program, created to interest young people in aviation. Since the program started in 1992, volunteer EAA pilots have flown more than 1.7 million young people in more than 90 countries.

EAA Chapter 196 also offers scholarships to young people for flying lessons and to attend EAA summer camp events in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

For more information, go to www.eaa196.org/eagles.htm, call 978-212-9196, or email youngeagles@eaa196.org.

Short URL: http://communityadvocate.com/?p=24912

Posted by on Jul 31 2012. Filed under Region. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


1 + = five

Recently Commented

  • Tara Boeniin: Wow, finally people are speaking out about a con artist who I had problems with many months ago –...
  • James T: I agree. MaryEllen Brunyak needs to be taken to court and investigated for this scam. She does not give...
  • Munaz Ku: This woman mary ellen brunyak is a total FRAUD. Keep away from her! She talks big and cheats people. She...
  • Community Advocate Staff: Thank you–we have corrected this and the change will be made before the article goes...
  • Heidi Q.: Many thanks for sharing our story with others! It meant a lot to our family to be able to thank Tim...