CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JUNE 10, 2010
A replica of Glenn Curtiss’
Model D Pusher is being built by volunteers of the Experimental Aircraft
Association (EAA) Chapter 388, of
Kids fly free Saturday
By Johnny Stewart
Saturday, June 12, has been
designated International Young Eagles Day worldwide. To celebrate this event,
youngsters ages 8 through 17 may take a free 15-20 minute flight from the
The Young Eagles Program was initiated by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in 1992. Since that time, more than 1.5 million youngsters have taken advantage of this opportunity and have chosen a career in aviation. Flights are provided through the generous volunteer efforts of the EAA members.
Additionally, Governor C.L.
(Butch) Otter has proclaimed October 2010, to be Idaho Centennial of Flight
Local pilots will be flying children from to Saturday. Those who wish to participate must have a parent or guardian with them to sign a waiver prior to the flight. For additional information, you may call Johnny Stewart at 476-4647.