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Celebrate the Young Eagles 30th Anniversary at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

David Leiting, EAA Eagle Programs Manager, EAA Lifetime 579157


May  2022 – 2022 marks 30 years since the Young Eagles program was launched at EAA Oshkosh 1992. EAA will be kicking off the Young Eagles 30th anniversary at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022, which will include a number of special AirVenture activities, including a day dedicated to the program. Thursday, July 28, will be Young Eagles Day at AirVenture Oshkosh. You won’t want to miss what we have in store!

Thursday, July 28, 2022 – Young Eagles Day at AirVenture

  • All Day — Thirty Young Eagles will take flight in a variety of airplanes, helicopters, and powered parachutes. To nominate a youth to fly as a Young Eagle, please complete this form.
  • 1:30 p.m. — Young Eagles Mass Photo on Boeing Plaza – All Young Eagles pilots, chapter coordinators, ground volunteers, and former Young Eagles are invited.
  • 2 p.m. — Ceremonial Young Eagles flight to kick off the 30th anniversary of the program.
  • 3 p.m. – Young Eagles Volunteer Root Beer Float Social. All Young Eagles volunteers are invited. Sign up here.
  • 7 p.m. — Young Eagles 30th Anniversary Panel and Presentation at Theater in the Woods.
  • Week of AirVenture Activities

  • Free Young Eagles buttons available for pick-up at the EAA Blue Barn and Young Eagles 30th Anniversary exhibit adjacent to the EAA Learn to Fly Center.
  • Additional flight activities all week long
  • Commemorative shirt-and-hat combo available for purchase at EAA retail location.
  • Young Eagles prop cards will be available free of charge to pilots flying into AirVenture, so they can proudly display their Young Eagles flight total.
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