EAA Young Eagle Rally – Free Flights!


dtmaThis Saturday, June 8th, 2013 from 9AM – 11AM the EAA International Young Eagle Rally will host free introductory flights in general aviation aircraft for children ages 8 to 17 at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport. Flights are first come, first flown, weather and pilot availability permitting; pilots reserve the right to limit participation. Please bring a new unwrapped toy for their Toys for Tots drive.

EAA Chapter 241 meetings are held at 7:30PM on the second Monday, preceded by refreshments at 6:30PM at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport corporate hangers. Monday, June 10th, the EAA 241 program meeting will be at DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport beginning at 6:30PM. All aviation enthusiasts welcome. Everyone with an aviation interest, pilots and non-pilots alike, are invited to attend.

“EAA Chapters are the local aviation families throughout the nation,” said Rose Ellen May, EAA Chapter 241 secretary. “We welcome anyone who sees something special every time an airplane flies overhead and wants to meet others who share that enthusiasm for the unique experience of flight. We have quite a few events scheduled for this summer. ”

EAA Chapters are the backbone of the international EAA organization, which has more than 170,000 members. The local organizations include general EAA Chapters as well as specialized chapters for vintage aircraft, warbird, ultralight and aerobatic flight enthusiasts. For more information about the EAA241, contact Rose Ellen May at (815) 375-1772 or www.eaa241.org.

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