EAA Chapter 538

Phoenix, Arizona - The Leroy Castle Chapter

EAA Young Eagle Pilot Requirements

  • Appropriate Airmen’s Certificate (Sport Pilot or greater)
  • Current Medical Certificate (if applicable)
  • Current EAA National Membership (local chapter membership is optional)
  • 90-day currency in aircraft used (3 takeoffs and landings)
  • Current Flight Review
  • Current Aircraft Annual Inspection
  • Aircraft Passenger Liability Insurance for aircraft used (owned, rental or borrowed) with a minimum of $100,000 per seat liability insurance. If a rented plane is being used, it is essential that the volunteer pilot maintain a renter’s (or non-owned) insurance policy.
  • The Young Eagles registration form must be completed before the flight and remain on the ground during the flight.
  • The aircraft used for the flight must be in airworthy condition.
  • Pilot must meet the current Federal Air Rules (FARs) for the pilot certificate held.


If you meet these requirements, then you are ready to fly Young Eagles!

Requests from the Glendale (KGEU) tower:

All pilots must give the current ATIS every time they do the initial call for each landing and takeoff.
Make sure you enter the Glendale (GEU) pattern in such a way that you don’t cutoff another aircraft.

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