October 3, 2013
AOPA and Youth Aviation Adventure (YAA) are sponsoring a free three-hour hands-on discovery program for teens ages 13-18 at Airportfest at Meacham International Airport on October 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
"Get Airborne: What You Need to Know” will provide participants with the basics of aviation and learning to fly through eight dedicated learning stations led by industry professionals. During lunch (provided by AOPA), participants will be entertained by Luke Hickerson and John Ponts, from the TV show, Flying Wild Alaska, who will talk about their exciting flying experiences.
This program also satisfies the requirements for the Boy Scouts Aviation Merit Badge.
Registration is required and space is limited to 100 participants, so first come, first served. Register online at www.aopa.org/summityouth.
Airportfest is part of the 2013 AOPA Aviation Summit held at the Fort Worth Convention Center. AOPA AV8RS receive free admission!
Pilot Youth and Introductory,
Movies and Television,
Members of the Mohawk Flying Club have access to upgraded aircraft and low flying costs.
According to the most recent Joseph T. Nall Report, in 2010 there were 43 accidents involving weather, and 28 of them were fatal. In fact, weather accidents are the most consistently fatal types of accidents.
AirSpace Minnesota has partnered with the Museum of Flight to create a new Aviation Learning Center.
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