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Young Eagles Day: Free Flights for Kids
August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 28, 2019
Young Eagles Day: FREE Flights For Kids
WHEN: Last Saturday of each month, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM. — Weather permitting!
WHERE: “Flightways” at the Columbus Airport
HOW: All flight costs are donated by EAA members
COST: FREE for kids. Parent or Legal Guardian approval required.
Since 1982, Young Eagles has promoted introductory airplane flights for youth between 8 and 17 years old. In Columbus, the flights are provided by members of the EAA 677. Over 1,700,000 kids have flown nationally, including 2,000+ in Columbus, thanks to Young Eagles.
Upon completion of a Young Eagles flight, participants receive a Young Eagles Flight Certificate, Log Book, and an authentication code for an internet-based Private Pilot ground school, sponsored by Sportys, a $250 value. Young Eagles can be the first step in the pursuit of aviation as a passion and career.
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