Double Eagle Aviation Adventure

Date June 02 - 06, 2014 | 09:00 AM - 03:30 AM
Contact Person Joyce Woods
Contact Email Address chapter@eaa179.org
Contact Phone Number 505 974 5305
Website www.179.eaachapter.org/deaviationadventure
State New Mexico
Location Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87121, Double Eagle II Airport (KAEG)
Cost 99
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Applications are being accepted for the 2nd annual Double Eagle Aviation Adventure (DEAA), SPACE LIMITED! An opportunity for ages 13-17 to explore a future in aviation, this program offers a fun, fast paced mix of classroom and hands-on experiences. Application deadline is April 18, 2014 Prospective students and parents are invited to an Informational Open House at Double Eagle II Airport Saturday, March 15 from 10am – Noon. Participants spend a week at the airport, interacting with career and hobby pilots, mechanics, engineers, homebuilders, air traffic controllers, and other aviation specialists. They learn how an airplane flies and how pilots plan a flight, communicate, and navigate. Students practice aircraft building techniques, see airplanes and helicopters up close, and visit a control tower. On Saturday, a dedicated Young Eagles event offers the opportunity to fly a route they planned with a licensed pilot. Download flyer and application from website. Tuition $99. Sponsored by the Albuquerque EAA Chapter 179, a 501c3 charitable organization of recreational pilots and aircraft builders, dedicated to sharing our love of aviation.
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