Youth Education

a 501(c)(3) organization sponsored by EAA 74

“Introduction to Aviation”
Class For Ages 12-17
A class series to teach interested youth about all aspects of aviation and give them hands-on experience with flight.

SORRY - the Fall class is postponed to Jan 8, 2022 due to COVID
All students registered for the Fall class will be moved to the Winter class, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, 2022. If you are registered for Fall and cannot attend the Winter class, please email Barbara to move to the Spring class or if you have any questions.

Register Now for the Spring 2022 Session - Starts March 12, 2022
Sorry - Winter 2022 classes is full. If openings become available, they will be announced here.
Pre-Registration Is Required!
Get the Registration Form Here.
Class is limited to 18 students.

Cost:  $45 Tax-Free Donation
all donations are tax deductible and used 100% for youth aviation education.

Parents are highly encouraged to attend with students!


Subject to change.

Class 1

Basics of Flight
The forces of flight, parts of a plane and how flight controls work.
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Class 2

Aviation Weather and Sheriff's Hangar Tour
What makes weather, how to read the sky, getting and interpreting aviation weather reports, how to use navigation charts to plan flights.
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Class 3

Types of Models and Basics of Model Building
Build a flying model to learn more about how planes work.
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Class 4

Communications, International Alphabet, Runways
How to use the airplane's radio, flying the pattern.
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Class 5

Wings, Ribs and Riveting
Build a wing rib and set rivets to see how airplanes are built.
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Class 6

Control Tower Visit
Visit an operating control tower and see how pilots
and Air Traffic Controllers work together

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Class 7

Cross-Country Flight Planning
Plan your graduation flight - plot the routes you will fly using your navigation chart.
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Class 8

Graduation Flight

Fly the 3-leg cross country flight you planned the week before;
sit at the controls for your leg.

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Flight may be rescheduled due to weather

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