The 4th of July on this social distanced year was celebrated by hosting a number of C-47s / DC-3s and a Harpoon to do a flyover of Truckee, Donner Lake, Lake Tahoe and the vicinity. These magnificent planes salute our history and are a joy to see.
As of January 1, 2019, the chapter had flown 4,518 YEs
So far this year the chapter has flown 342 YEs at the post-airshow rally; two rallies at other airports - Nervino and Elko; six targeted mini-rallies for summer camps; and our monthly pancake breakfasts. That brings our total for the past 26 years of the program to 4,859 Young Eagles flown by our chapter.
Dr. Dave Powell will bring his Stanford doctoral students up to the chapter to give us peak at what is next in Aviation Navigation
Truckee, Calif., EAA has introduced 4,518 youths to aviation
The Truckee, Calif., chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association has provided Young Eagles flights to 4,518 youths since the program began, including 343 in 2018. The chapter goes beyond introductory flights in its quest to encourag...