The EAA Young Eagles program was launched in 1992 by the National EAA organization to introduce young people ages 8 through 17 to aviation by giving them a free ride in a general aviation aircraft. To date, more than two million Young Eagles have enjoyed a flight through this program. Young Eagles have been registered in more than 90 different countries and have been flown by more than 42,000 volunteer pilots. For more information, click on: eaa-young-eagles-program.
Young Eagle pilot, Ken Aronson, with new Young Eagle Storm Jacobs, August 2017.
We are always happy to see Young Eagles who move on into aviation and other services.
Here are some recent examples.
Tim LoDolce, president of the Truckee chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association presents Tom Meadows with an award for giving more than 1,000 youngsters airplane rides as part