Tag Archives: Young Eagles

HARRISON FORD KICKS OFF 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF EAA YOUNG EAGLES WITH 2 MILLIONTH YOUNG EAGLE FLIGHT

Grass-roots initiative introduces millions of kids to the possibilities of flight; Former chairmen including Harrison Ford, Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and Jeff Skiles join current chairman Sean D. Tucker, in encouraging kids to take a Young Eagle flight in 2017. EAA … Continue reading

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Giving That First Ride In An Airplane

by Jim Hanson Most of us enjoy flying so much that we can’t wait to share it with others. We are proud that we can do something that most people cannot – fly an airplane! Do you recall the very … Continue reading

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Indiana Couple Honored For Young Eagles Flights

OSHKOSH, WIS. – A Fort Wayne, Indiana couple, David and Laramie Resler, are relentlessly trying to inspire kids about aviation, having helped 3,400 kids get an EAA Young Eagles flight experience. The Reslers were honored for their efforts during EAA … Continue reading

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Revitalizing General Aviation By Overhauling Federal Aviation Regulations

Part 1 – Air Rides by Jim Hanson How do most people first experience General Aviation? Usually with a ride from a friend, which often leads to an interest in learning to fly. We’ve covered the subject of exposing more … Continue reading

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Pilot/Actor, Cliff Robertson Remembered

PILOT/ACTOR, Cliff Robertson, who lent his support to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) over the years, and served as the organization’s first EAA Young Eagles Chairman from 1992-94, died September 10, 2011 on Long Island, New York, just one day … Continue reading

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Mr. Pietenpol: Bill Rewey Famed Aircamper Homebuilder Turns A Page

by Ed Leineweber Maybe you noticed the ad on the bulletin board of your local airport: For Sale ’94 Pietenpol Aircamper NX17WR. Whether you realized it or not, if you saw that ad, you were looking at a small piece … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, June/July 2011, People, Sport Pilot/Grassroot/Recreational Flying | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creating New Aviators: It’s up to all of us!

by Rod Hightower, President/CEO Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) In the number of months that I’ve had the privilege to be president and CEO of EAA, I’ve confirmed several things that I already believed about our EAA community. First, EAA is … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, EAA & AirVenture, From EAA Headquarters, Guest Editorial, March/April 2012 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment