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Young Eagles Rally a success

posted May 10, 2011, 4:29 PM by Chapter 73 EAA
Thanks to all our volunteer pilots and ground crew, that so graciously volunteered their personal time and resources to make this a great event!

53 Young Eagles were flown Sunday by 5 pilots using 3 Cessna Skyhawks, 1 Citabria and 1 Robinson R44 helicopter.

Young Eagles got to build and fly a FPG-9 model glider and received an AMA rubber powered model to build at home.  A retired commercial pilot shared his exciting experiences and explained the many things a pilot learns during his career.  Flight instructors and pilots were available to explain how to go about learning to fly, and the The Young Eagles also got to see how an airport works, and to watch all manner of different aircraft come and go.

It was smiles all around!