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EAA Chapter 1298
Brooksville, Florida (KBKV)
The Young Eagles
Program was founded by the
Association with the mission of introducing young people ages 8 to 17
to the world of aviation. Many of our chapter members participate in the
Young Eagles Program
- How does it work?
We pair up one of our member pilots and his/her aircraft with a single
youngster and take him/her for a short, one-on-one flight around the
Brooksville/Spring Hill area. These youngsters will get to see
the area from an eagle's perspective, and share in the entire flight
experience. Many youngsters remember this positive experience for the
rest of their lives.
- What does it cost?
Not a thing. Our member pilots volunteer their time and aircraft, and
provide these flights free of charge.
- Is it safe?
Absolutely. Young Eagles flights are performed by pilots licensed by the
FAA, using aircraft which are maintained under appropriate FAA regulation.
Flying is considered by many to be safer than travelling in an
- How do I arrange for a Young Eagles flight?
Click here to request a Young
Eagles Flight. You may also wish to check out our
Calandar of Events to see if
we have a Young Eagles Rally coming up soon at the Hernando County Airport.