Free Airplane Orientation Flights


Rim Country children and teens will get a chance to spread their wings on Saturday when the Young Eagles program offers free introductory flights to inspire youngsters to pursue aviation.

Rim Country children and teens will get a chance to spread their wings on Saturday when the Young Eagles program offers free introductory flights to inspire youngsters to pursue aviation. Photo by Andy Towle. |

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The youth of the Rim Country, ages 8 to 17, are invited to participate in an introduction to the basics of flying at the Payson Airport from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 6.

This a first-come, first-to-fly event; no reservations are needed, however, youth must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must sign a permission slip, or a signed permission slip may be brought to the event.

The pilots and ground volunteers of the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 810 Young Eagles Program of Payson is sponsoring the event. For details, call Marie at (928) 978-5139.

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