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Ever wondered what it's like to fly? Maybe you're curious how airplanes work. You might even dream about being a pilot.

If you are between the ages of 8 and 17, we invite you to take to the sky and become a Young Eagle!

The EAA Young Eagles program was launched in 1992 to give interested young people the opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane. To date, more than 2 million young people just like you have become Young Eagles!

Best of all, these flight experiences are are absolutely FREE. The pilots and ground crew are local EAA members who volunteer their time and

aircraft to make these flights possible.


Kids pointing toward sky
Young Eagles 30th anniversary logo

Once you've taken your flight, your pilot will present you with your very own Young Eagles logbook with its own unique code to activate your free EAA Student Membership. This membership unlocks even more opportunities and resources to participate in the exciting world of aviation!

Your EAA Student Membership will include:

FREE access to Sporty's Learn to Fly Course (a $199 value) with   Embry-Riddle flight instructor support.

FREE admission to 300+ science and technology museums.

FREE Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Student Membership

FREE electronic copy of EAA Sport Aviation Magazine

FREE first flight lesson* ($130 value) *Upon completion of the first three volumes of the Sporty's Learn to Fly course.

Reimbursement after passing the FAA knowledge exam ($165 value)

Access to valuable flight training awards, education scholarships, Air Academy camperships and much more!

Kayli enjoys another flight
Young Eagle after flight
Another happy Young Eagle
Ken Ward with a happy Young Eagle
Young girl getting ready for flight

  Let's Go Flying    

Dave Hirt flying at sunset
Young Eagle program sponsor, Phillips 66
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