|The mission of the EAA Young Eagles Program is to provide a meaningful flight experience – free of charge – in a general aviation aircraft for young people between the ages of 8 and 17. Flights are provided through the generous volunteer efforts of EAA member pilots.The program began in July 1992 and the initial goal of the program was to fly 1 million children in time for the 100th anniversary of flight celebration (December 17, 2003). The 1 million Young Eagle mark was achieved on November 13, 2003. Currently, more than 1.6 million Young Eagles have been registered. More than 42,000 EAA member pilots have participated in the program. Pilots volunteer their time and aircraft to make the flights possible. In addition, countless thousands of other volunteers and supporters assist the program in a variety of roles.EAA Chapter 932 volunteer pilots have flown more than 1,500 Young Eagles in a wide variety different makes and models of aircraft from Piper J-3 Cubs to Boeing Stearman’s.
For the dates of the Chapter 932 Young Eagles Rallies, please see our calendar page.
Scout troups and other groups may be accommodated by special arrangement.
|All smiles in the back of a Cessna 172 before a Young Eagles flight.
A Young Eagle prepares for departure in the front seat of a Cessna 172 flown by Dave Spitzbart.
A Young Eagle waves from the front seat of a Piper J-3 Cub with pilot Neil Anderson.
If your child plans on attending a Young Eagles event without a parent or legal guardian present, they must bring a registration form completed and signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate in the airplane ride.
Click here to download the registration form.
For more information about the EAA Chapter 932 Young Eagles Program,
please contact Ed Brown at 815-578-9994 or youngeagles [at] eaa932.org,
or visit the EAA Young Eagles Web Site.
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