Truckee EAA sited in Aviation eBrief

Posted on December 26, 2018 by Bruce Eisenhard

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 encourage the next generation of pilots: Over the past five years, it has awarded 16 tuition and airfare scholarships to the Air Academy in Oshkosh, Wis., and plans to offer six more in 2019.

Read the full story in the Sierra Sun (Truckee, Calif.) (12/20)