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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!
Contemplating IFR flight scenarios for airports like Delta, Utah, is excellent review for any instrument pilot. That's because briefing for a flight into and out of Delta covers bases unlikely to be encountered on your next two-hour tour of your home field approaches.
Cessna reports "strong deliveries" of the new TTx since being awarded an FAA type certificate in June, and Brazil has followed suit.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.