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.

Spring 2023 class has 2 openings
Register Now for the Fall 2023 Session - Starts Sept. 9, 2023
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!


Winter 2023 CLASS

Subject to change.

Class 1
Mar 4

Introduction to Flight
The forces of flight, parts of a plane and how flight controls work.
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Class 2
Mar 11

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
Mar 18

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
Mar 25

Communications, International Alphabet, Runways
How to use the airplane's radio, flying the pattern.
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Class 5
Apr 8

Build a Wing Rib and Riveting
Build a wing rib and set rivets to see how airplanes are built.
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Class 6
Apr 15

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

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Class 7
Apr 22

Cross-Country Flight Planning
Plan your graduation flight - plot the routes you will fly using your navigation chart.
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Class 8
Apr 29

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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