2017 is a special year. It is the 25th anniversary of the EAA Young Eagles Program. This program is the perfect opportunity to inspire and educate the next generation about the possibilities of aviation and the joy of flight. Please consider volunteering to help EAA Chapter 17 make a difference in these young children’s lives.
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After many years and many successful Young Eagles events, our team of Gordon and Karen Meyer has asked to step down and let someone else take over. Gordon and Karen have perfected the YE program and streamlined the process with printed forms and tickets to keep track of the many youngsters and the pilots that
DOWNTOWN ISLAND AIRPORT ALSO HOSTED A CHAPTER 17 YOUNG EAGLES EVENT ON MAY 14 The winds were strong but aligned with the runway and most of the kids were tolerant of the bumps. (Sorry about that one, Mark.) We thank the Pilots and Ground Crews for their contributions of time and fuel. We had pilots new to
Almost 70 area youth participated in the Chapter 17 Young Eagles Spring Flight at Downtown Island Airport in Knoxville, Tennessee, Saturday, May 14th. Check out our photogallery with photos provided by Amanda Swanson and Karen Meyer. Thank you all so much for your support and participation. We had a great time and look forward to future
YOUNG EAGLES FLIGHT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2015 Local EAA Chapter to provide free flights to more than 100 local youth YOUNG EAGLES FLIGHT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2015 Local EAA Chapter to provide free flights to more than 100 local youth Volunteer pilots of the Knoxville chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association
ATTENTION YOUNG EAGLE VOLUNTEERS All Young Eagles Coordinators, Field Representatives and Pilots are required to complete a training and background check. This training is available to you, free of charge at: www.eaa.org/youthprotection The intent is to create the safest environment possible for our young people in our programs, and to protect our volunteers.
Give your child the gift of flight Since 1992, more than 1.9 million Young Eagles have enjoyed a flight from EAA’s network of volunteer pilots. For many, it was the start of their journey to becoming a pilot, aircraft mechanic, air traffic controller, or many other career possibilities. Chapter 17 is hosting our Spring Young