Our Next Gen of Enthusiasts

Discover the joys of flight and share the spirit of aviation with others.
Free Young Eagles® Flights
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Launched in 1992, the Young Eagles program has dedicated 30 years to giving youth ages 8–17 their first free ride in an airplane.

It’s the only program of its kind, with the sole mission to introduce and inspire kids in the world of aviation.

Today, over 2.3 million young people have enjoyed a free introductory flight through the Young Eagles program. These flights are made possible through the generosity of EAA member volunteers.

Join us in offering youth ages 8-17 the opportunity to experience The Spirit of Aviation® by becoming a Young Eagles volunteer today!

Total Young Eagles Flown: 2,363,029Stats as of March 3, 2024


Find a Young Eagles Flight

Learn how to become a Young Eagle and taste the freedom of flight!

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Become a Volunteer Pilot

Ready to become a volunteer Young Eagles pilot? Get started today by learning the basic requirements and guidelines! 

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World's Largest Logbook

This database allows you to search for yourself or search for the pilot who took you up to the sky.

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EAA Young Eagles Flight Plan

Following your Young Eagles flight, activate your free EAA membership, enroll in Sporty's Learn to Fly Course, and much more to begin your aviation journey!

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Information for Parents

Check out the Young Eagles frequently asked questions and additional helpful information if your child is interested in pursuing aviation.

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Chapter and Volunteer Pilot Resources

Find resources and info for chapters and volunteer pilots such as rally planning, youth protection info, volunteer recognition, etc.

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International Young Eagles Day

EAA sets aside the second Saturday of June each year to encourage EAA members and chapters to participate in the Young Eagles program. This annual celebration of our flagship youth outreach initiative has been a staple since the early years of the Young Eagles program.

Upcoming International Young Eagles Day Dates:

  • June 8, 2024
  • June 14, 2025
  • June 13, 2026
Meet Sean D. Tucker and Jimmy Graham - Young Eagles Co-Chairmen
Meet EAA Young Eagles Co-Chairmen: aerobatic pilot Sean D. Tucker and NFL tight end Jimmy Graham.

Official Airline of Young Eagles

 

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Young Eagles Flight Plan Sponsors

 


Embry-Riddle
 



Young Eagles Sponsors

 



     
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