How would your child like a free airplane ride? The Abilene Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 471 is doing it again this year offering all kids ages 8 to 17 a short airplane ride on Saturday, November 10th at the Abilene Regional Airport. The Abilene EAA 'Young Eagle' program celebrates it's 20th year. 

The Abilene Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagle program has helped develop the next generation of young aviators in America and continues to introduce more children to flying through events such as the one the EAA is holding at the Abilene Regional Airport Saturday. If you'd like your child to learn to appreciate flying, then head on over to the Abilene airport with child in tow. Event organizers say that the age restriction is non-negotiable, kids must be between 8 to17 no exceptions.



EAA Young Eagles Flight

Date and Time

Saturday, November 10th. Registration is from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM


Abilene Regional Airport Northwest side



More Info.

All children ages 8 to 17 are invited to experience the thrill of flight. the child must be registered by no later than 1:00 PM Saturday November 10th. A parent or adult legal guardian must be there to register the child for the free flight. All flights are made with experienced, licensed pilots. For more information, call Charlotte Rhodes at: (325)695-4469 or Gary Potter at: (325)695-7225.  EAA Young Eagle flights are sponsored by Abilene EAA Chapter 471

Video: The EAA Young Eagle Program shows kids flying for the first time.