EAA Chapter 579

Sharing the Magic of Aviation - Aurora Municipal Airport (KARR) Aurora, IL

Young Eagles

EAA Young Eagles


Founded in 1992, the Young Eagles program is dedicated to giving youth ages 8–17, an opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane. These flights are offered free of charge and are made possible through the generosity of EAA member volunteers.

It’s the only program of its kind, with the sole mission to introduce and inspire kids in the world of aviation.

Today, the Young Eagles program has flown over 2 million kids.

For more information from EAA headquarters about the Young Eagles program, visit www.youngeagles.org


  2020 Young Eagle Flight Rally Dates

   May 17 - Canceled.
           June 28 - Canceled.
                    August 23 - Canceled.
                                 September 27 - Canceled.
                                                    October 25 - Canceled.


Young Eagles Coordinator
Name: Michael Baer
City: Sugar Grove
Phone: 630-730-8413
Name: Sebastian Saavedra
City: Sugar Grove
Phone: 305-333-5852
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