Eagle Flights

Eagle FlightsEAA’s Eagle Flights® is a free introductory flight experience and informal mentoring program designed to welcome and encourage adults who want to discover flying, but don’t know how or where to take that first step. It begins with a hands-on introduction, where you’ll fly with a local EAA-member pilot who will let you follow along at the controls of the airplane to get a feel for what being a pilot is all about.

After the flight, he or she can help you learn more about how to get involved in your local aviation community, including the next steps you can take on the path to becoming a pilot.

The best part? The whole experience is free. No sales. No pressure. Just a whole lot of fun and education with a big take-home point: Your dream of flying is a lot closer than you think. 

Learn more about the Eagle Flights® program.


We are hosting an event

Sunday, August 23rd at 1:00 pm at the Geauga County Airport (7G8) in Middlefield, Ohio.

The format of the Flying Start Program will be as follows:
1:00 pm - Social Meet & Greet, at the Geauga County Airport
1:30 pm - Classroom presentation, on all that is involved in learning to fly
2:30 pm - Guests walk around to various tables, to obtain literature from various flight schools or flight instructors; followed by an Eagle Flight in an airplane, with a Mentor Pilot

If you are willing to be a pilot, and haven’t already done so, please go to the upper right-hand corner of https://flyingstart.org to “Sign Up.” After signing up, you will receive an email requesting confirmation.

If you are an adult (18 years or older) who is interested in learning to fly, please Pre-Register and join us at 1:00 pm on August 23rd for the event.

We will also need EAA 5 members to serve as Volunteers for "Ground Crew" in a variety of capacities. Volunteers can register online.

If you have any questions, feel free to email, call or text Sherry Niederkorn at sherry.niederkorn23@gmail.com or 440-477-1198, but please be sure to REGISTER ONLINE NOW! 

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