Pilot Marc Hightower stands with his 1927 WACO at the Smoky Mountain Air Show in the EAA aircraft display area as part of his Sky High Air Tours display. Marc remains active within EAA and had been the Young Eagles coordinator in Key West for several years and has offered to help fly Young Eagles with us at our next event
Volunteer training & Background Check 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.
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.
The Cleveland Regional Jet Port (KRZR) hosted a Mountain Flying Course sponsored by Crystal Air Inc. This was a full day class that also included a lunch of grilled hotdogs, chips, cookies and a drink all provided by the FBO. This full day of training included films and pictures of incidents in Alaska as well as
Last year, our Board of Directors made the decision to provide free digital copies of our Newsletter to individuals who were recommended by a board member or a current Chapter 17 member. The thought was, and remains that when other aviators saw the value of our newsletter and our Chapter, they would join us as a
The EAA Chapter 17 March Meeting meeting was a success with five new guests, all members of EAA National already, and who found us on our web site. Thanks to the added help of Robert Berlin, our now sixty- year-old chapter more electronically updated. We welcome GEORGE MUELER of Chapter 15 (Illinois), RICHARD SMITH from
CRYSTAL AIR of Cleveland, Tennessee (KRZR) sponsored another Poker Run on the Fourth Saturday in March that included Dayton, Tennessee (K2A0) during their CAP breakfast. The other airports included the Knoxville Downtown Island Airport (KDKX), McMinn Co. (Athens KMMI), Collegedale (KFGU), and ended with lunch and awards at Cleveland (KRZR). The weather was clear and
Our EAA chapter will be providing help during the set up before the Smoky Mountain KMAA Air Show as well as the weekend event. Over fifty volunteers have stepped forward to offer support. After several notices were sent via email, it was discovered that the National Guard also required a drivers license number and state of
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